Table 3

Analyses for Neighborhood Indicators, and Weight Control and BMI among 1219 participants in the Look AHEAD Study

Neighborhood Indicator

Tertile

Weight Loss (yes/no) PR (95% CI)

Past Weight Loss Program Participation (yes/no) PR 95% CI

Weight Control Food Β coefficient (95% CI)

Weight Control Physical Activity Β coefficient (95% CI)

Weight Control Β coefficient (95% CI)

BMI (kg/m2) β coefficient (95% CI)


Below Poverty(%)

2

0.88

(0.80, 0.97)

0.94

(0.86, 1.03)

-0.24

(-0.68, 0.19)

0.01

(-0.13, 0.16)

0.08

(-0.01, 0.18)

0.01

(-0.86, 0.86)

3

0.89

(0.81, 0.98)

1.02

(0.92, 1.12)

0.17

(-0.32, 0.67)

0.10

(-0.05, 0.25)

0.03

(-0.08, 0.13)

0.42

(-0.54, 1.39)

Food Stores

≥1 vs <1

0.96

(0.94, 0.99)

0.98

(0.91, 1.06)

0.29

(-0.08, 0.67)

0.18

(0.06, 0.30)

0.10

(0.02, 0.18)

0.34

(-0.38, 1.07)

Convenience Stores

≥1 vs <1

0.99

(0.97, 1.02)

0.95

(0.88, 1.03)

-0.19

(-0.55, 0.16)

0.01

(-0.11, 0.13)

-0.04

(-0.12, 0.03)

-0.11

(-0.82, 0.61)

Restaurants

2

1.11

(1.05, 1.17)

1.06

(0.97, 1.17)

-0.03

(-0.47, 0.40)

0.06

(-0.08, 0.20)

0.004

(-0.09, 0.10)

-0.16

(-1.01, 0.70)

3

0.93

(0.89, 0.97)

1.00

(0.91, 1.09)

0.42

(0.005, 0.84)

0.24

(0.09, 0.38)

0.07

(-0.02, 0.17)

0.40

(-0.45, 1.26)


All models adjusted for age, sex, education, income and race

All represent comparisons to tertile 1 (reference groups)

Gary-Webb et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:312   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-312

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