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Table 3 BMI and WC in workers from industries adherent and non-adherent to the Brazilian WFP

From: Participation in a food assistance program and excessive weight gain: an evaluation of the Brazilian Worker’s Food Program in male and female manufacturing workers

Variable WFP non-WFP Difference p Interaction
Mean
(95% CI)
Mean
(95% CI)
Mean (95% CI) p
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)
 Malea 27.4 (26.5; 28.3) 25.9 (25.2; 26.7) 1.08 (0.73; 1.44) < 0.001 0.007
 Female b 27.0 (26.1; 28.0) 29.0 (27.9; 30.1) −1.61 (−3.90; 6.77) 0.17
Waist circumference (cm)
 Male a 92.8 (90.4; 91,0) 89.0 (86.9; 91.0) 3.27 (1.83; 4.70) < 0.001 0.001
 Female b 87.2 (84.9; 89.4) 91.3 (88.6; 93.9) −3.66 (−8.86; 1.55) 0.17
  1. Mixed effects multilevel linear regression stratified by company size (fixed factors: WFP; random factors: activity sector, company nested within sector and worker nested within company)
  2. a: analysis adjusted by marital status; b: analysis adjusted by education level