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Table 3 Regression Results of Waist Circumference-to-Height Ratio

From: A three-year multifaceted intervention to prevent obesity in children of Mexican-heritage

  Girls
(n = 347)
Boys
(n = 329)
Predictors N (# Observation) 1280 1220
Intercept Β 0.48 0.47
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value < 0.001 < 0.001
Intervention Β 0.00 0.02
1 = treatment; 2 = comparison Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.56 0.02
Duration of being in the program Β 0.00 0.00
Standard error 0.00 0.00
P value 0.95 0.81
Days from the start of intervention to each measurement Β 0.00 0.00
Standard error 0.00 0.00
P value < 0.001 < 0.001
Overweight at baseline (ref. normal) Β 0.04 0.03
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value < 0.001 0.001
Obese at baseline (ref. normal) Β 0.11 0.11
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value < 0.001 < 0.001
Age group 2 (ref. age group 1) Β 0.00 0.00
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.88 0.87
Age group 3 (ref. age group 1) Β 0.00 0.01
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.49 0.49
Mother’s place of birtha
1 = United States; 2 = Mexico
Β 0.01 0.00
Standard error 0.00 0.01
P value 0.02 0.70
Intervention × age group 2 Β 0.00 −0.01
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.84 0.23
Intervention × age group 3 Β −0.01 −0.02
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.54 0.04
Intervention × overweight at baseline Β 0.01 0.00
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.40 0.86
Intervention × obese at baseline Β −0.01 −0.03
Standard error 0.01 0.01
P value 0.33 0.004
  1. aHouseholds that were not of Mexican-heritage did not meet eligibility criteria