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Table 3 Multiple regression analyses of acceptability of intervention strategy categories on individual and behavioral characteristics

From: Hungry for an intervention? Adolescents’ ratings of acceptability of eating-related intervention strategies

  Acceptability of strategies promoting healthy eatinga Acceptability of strategies discouraging unhealthy eatingb
Individual and behavioral characteristics B (SE) β p B (SE) β p
Age -.05 (.01) -.12 <.001 -.09 (.01) -.19 <.001
Gender (0 = boy, 1 = girl) .17 (.04) .10 <.001 .08 (.04) .04 .055
Country: Netherlands vs. UK .04 (.06) .02 .524 -.01 (.07) -.00 .919
Country: Poland vs. UK .19 (.05) .11 .001 .24 (.06) .11 <.001
Country: Portugal vs. UK .28 (.06) .13 <.001 .40 (.07) .16 <.001
Overweight status (0 = not overweight, 1 = overweight) .10 (.05) .04 .054 .25 (.06) .09 <.001
Family affluence: high vs. low .03 (.06) .02 .604 .09 (.07) .04 .192
Family affluence: medium vs. low .03 (.06) .02 .580 .10 (.07) .05 .140
Immigrant status (0 = native, 1 = immigrant) .22 (.08) .06 .008 .16 (.10) .04 .096
Healthy food intake index .06 (.01) .16 <.001 .05 (.01) .11 <.001
Unhealthy food intake index -.06 (.01) -.17 <.001 -.07 (.01) -.17 <.001
  1. aR2 = .11, F (11,2029) = 23.70, p < .001; bR2 = .14, F (11,2026) = 29.26, p < .001