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Table 2 Long-term Weight Loss and Monetary Savings: ordered logistic regressiona

From: Health & Wealth: is weight loss success related to monetary savings in U.S. adults of low-income? Findings from a National Study

 Total Savingsa
OR
95%CI
Long-term Weight Loss-categories (< 10% reference)
 10.00–19.99% Weight Loss0.92
0.69–1.23
  ≥ 20.00% Weight Loss0.55*
0.34–0.91
Diet Goal1.46*
1.13–1.90
College Graduate2.95*
1.89–4.60
Annual Household Income (<$20,000 reference)
 $20,000.00–$44,999.001.42
0.99–2.12
 $45,000.00–$74,999.003.04*
1.88–4.91
 $ ≥ 75,000.006.22*
2.84–13.61
  1. CI confidence intervals, OR odds ratio. An *indicates statistical significance at the p < 0.05 level
  2. aThe multivariable regression model adjusted for age, race/ethnicity, gender, household size, marital status, self-reported health status, and current smoking; NHANES weights were utilized. Ordered logistic regression was used due to the ordinal nature of the dependent variable