Table 5

Adjusted Prevalence Ratios, β coefficients and 95% confidence intervals for Neighborhood Indicators and Dietary Intake among 629 participants in the Look AHEAD Study

Neighborhood Indicator

Tertile

Total calories (kcal) β coefficient (95% CI)

% Total Fat (35 + vs <35)

% Saturated Fat (10 + vs. <10)

Fruit & Vegetable (9 + vs <9 servings)


Below Poverty(%)

2

56.05

(-123.63, 235.73)

0.53

(0.32, 0.87)

0.54

(0.30, 0.98)

0.84

(0.35, 2.03)

3

-61.63

(-255.56, 132.30)

0.57

(0.33, 0.99)

0.55

(0.29, 1.06)

1.92

(0.66, 5.61)

Food Stores

≥1 vs <1

-86.13

(-234.68, 62.42)

1.02

(0.69, 1.53)

1.28

(0.81, 2.00)

1.34

(0.66, 2.73)

Convenience Stores

≥1 vs <1

-0.06

(-146.58, 146.46)

1.02

(0.69, 1.52)

1.18

(0.76, 1.83)

1.64

(0.79, 3.41)

Restaurants

2

-63.54

(-236.99, 109.90)

1.31

(0.81, 2.11)

1.00

(0.60, 1.65)

1.26

(0.56, 2.83)

3

68.86

(-108.78, 246.49)

1.18

(0.73, 1.91)

1.17

(0.67, 2.03)

1.24

(0.52, 2.94)


All represent comparisons to tertile 1 (reference groups)

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

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