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Table 4 Mediation statistics of statistically significant mediators of the food insecurity status score-obesity association

From: Exploring food insecurity and obesity in Dutch disadvantaged neighborhoods: a cross-sectional mediation analysis

  Unadjusted Adjusteda
Indirect effect Proportion of total effect mediated Indirect effect Proportion of total effect mediated
Estimate 95% CIb % Estimate 95% CIb %
Mediators       
Living situation 0.037* 0.0073, 0.096 15.3 0.036* 0.0013, 0.11 15.4
Diet quality
(FIN-Diet score)
−0.041* −0.11, − 0.0012 −17.7 −0.042* − 0.10, − 0.0019 −18.6
General health status 0.044* 0.00089, 0.11 19.1    
Smoking status     −0.034* −0.11, − 0.00034 −15.8
  1. CI Confidence Interval
  2. *Statistically significant (p < 0.05)
  3. aAdjusted for age, sex, household income, educational level, and migration background
  4. bBias-corrected