Table 2

Age-adjusted prevalence (95% confidence interval, CI) of normal weight, overweight, obesity and central obesity in the beginning of the study and the changes in them in men according to the study area and age group

FIN-D2D area

Control area



%

(95% CI)

Change

(95% CI)

p*

%

(95% CI)

Change

(95% CI)

p*

p**


45-54 years

Number of subjects

587

581

288

302

Normal weight

29.1

(25.4 - 32.8)

6.2

(0.8 - 11.5)

.027

28.1

(22.9 - 33.3)

5.0

(-2.5 - 12.4)

.185

.830

Overweight

47.5

(43.5 - 51.6)

-1.1

(-6.8 - 4.7)

.667

46.2

(40.4 - 52.0)

1.8

(-6.3 - 9.9)

.769

.561

Obesity

23.3

(19.9 - 26.8)

-5.1

(-9.8 - -0.4)

.043

25.7

(20.6 - 30.8)

-6.8

(-13.5 - -0.1)

.066

.720

Class 1 obesity

18.1

(14.9 - 21.2)

-4.8

(-9.0 - -0.6)

.033

22.9

(18.0 - 27.8)

-8.3

(-14.6 - -2.1)

.014

.474

Class 2 obesity

3.6

(2.1 - 5.1)

-0.1

(-2.3 - 2.0)

.934

2.1

(0.4 - 3.7)

0.9

(-1.7 - 3.4)

.453

.514

Class 3 obesity

1.7

(0.7 - 2.8)

-0.2

(-1.6 - 1.3)

.813

0.7

(-0.3 - 1.7)

0.6

(-1.0 - 2.3)

.457

.447

Central obesity IDF

60.5

(56.5 - 64.4)

-3.2

(-8.8 - 2.5)

.310

56.6

(50.8 - 62.4)

-1.0

(-9.0 - 7.1)

.899

.659

Central obesity WHO

32.0

(28.2 - 35.8)

-2.8

(-8.1 - 2.5)

.379

29.9

(24.5 - 35.2)

-3.4

(-10.7 - 3.9)

.431

.862

55-64 years

Number of subjects

716

657

422

364

Normal weight

22.2

(19.2 - 25.3)

4.6

(0.0 - 9.1)

.050

21.8

(17.8 - 25.8)

4.0

(-1.9 - 10.0)

.174

.930

Overweight

52.0

(48.3 - 55.6)

-0.5

(-5.8 - 4.8)

.780

50.0

(45.2 - 54.8)

-0.8

(-7.9 - 6.2)

.782

.960

Obesity

25.8

(22.6 - 29.1)

-4.1

(-8.6 - 0.4)

.099

28.2

(23.9 - 32.5)

-3.2

(-9.4 - 3.0)

.320

.814

Class 1 obesity

19.7

(16.8 - 22.6)

-3.9

(-7.9 - 0.2)

.086

22.5

(18.5 - 26.5)

-3.8

(-9.5 - 1.9)

.191

.959

Class 2 obesity

4.9

(3.3 - 6.5)

-0.9

(-3.1 - 1.3)

.363

5.0

(2.9 - 7.1)

-0.9

(-3.8 - 2.1)

.569

.920

Class 3 obesity

1.3

(0.4 - 2.1)

0.7

(-0.6 - 2.1)

.258

0.7

(-0.1 - 1.5)

1.5

(-0.2 - 3.1)

.074

.414

Central obesity IDF

70.6

(67.3 - 74.0)

-0.9

(-5.7 - 4.0)

.749

67.5

(63.0 - 72.0)

4.1

(-2.4 - 10.6)

.231

.251

Central obesity WHO

37.9

(34.3 - 41.5)

3.0

(-2.2 - 8.2)

.217

37.9

(33.3 - 42.6)

2.6

(-4.3 - 9.4)

.473

.863

65-74 years

Number of subjects

486

744

274

400

Normal weight

24.1

(20.3 - 27.9)

1.2

(-3.8 - 6.1)

.588

21.9

(17.0 - 26.8)

4.1

(-2.5 - 10.7)

.227

.489

Overweight

50.8

(46.4 - 55.3)

0.8

(-4.9 - 6.5)

.828

49.3

(43.3 - 55.2)

2.5

(-5.2 - 10.2)

.515

.726

Obesity

25.1

(21.2 - 29.0)

-2.0

(-6.9 - 2.9)

.422

28.8

(23.4 - 34.2)

-6.6

(-13.2 - 0.1)

.051

.291

Class 1 obesity

20.8

(17.2 - 24.4)

-2.6

(-7.1 - 1.9)

.276

23.7

(18.7 - 28.8)

-7.0

(-13.1 - -0.9)

.023

.273

Class 2 obesity

3.3

(1.7 - 4.9)

1.1

(-1.1 - 3.4)

.370

4.7

(2.2 - 7.3)

0.0

(-3.3 - 3.3)

.969

.529

Class 3 obesity

1.0

(0.1 - 1.9)

-0.5

(-1.5 - 0.5)

.297

0.4

(-0.4 - 1.1)

0.4

(-0.8 - 1.6)

.538

.296

Central obesity IDF

74.1

(70.2 - 78.0)

-2.1

(-7.2 - 3.0)

.385

69.3

(63.8 - 74.8)

-0.5

(-7.6 - 6.6)

.887

.690

Central obesity WHO

39.9

(35.5 - 44.3)

0.1

(-5.5 - 5.7)

.976

38.3

(32.5 - 44.1)

1.4

(-6.2 - 8.9)

.730

.787

Total

Number of subjects

1789

1982

984

1066

Normal weight

25.0

(23.0 - 27.0)

4.1

(1.2 - 6.9)

.005

23.7

(21.0 - 26.3)

4.6

(0.8 - 8.4)

.018

.791

Overweight

50.2

(47.9 - 52.5)

-0.3

(-3.5 - 2.9)

.866

48.7

(45.6 - 51.8)

1.0

(-3.3 - 5.3)

.654

.640

Obesity

24.8

(22.8 - 26.8)

-3.8

(-6.5 - -1.1)

.006

27.6

(24.8 - 30.4)

-5.6

(-9.3 - -1.8)

.004

.496

Class 1 obesity

19.5

(17.6 - 21.3)

-3.8

(-6.2 - -1.3)

.003

23.0

(20.3 - 25.6)

-6.3

(-9.7 - -2.8)

.000

.291

Class 2 obesity

4.0

(3.1 - 4.9)

0.0

(-1.3 - 1.2)

.949

4.1

(2.8 - 5.3)

-0.1

(-1.9 - 1.6)

.867

.994

Class 3 obesity

1.3

(0.8 - 1.9)

0.0

(-0.7 - 0.7)

.976

0.6

(0.1 - 1.1)

0.8

(0.0 - 1.7)

.063

.124

Central obesity IDF

68.2

(66.1 - 70.4)

-1.9

(-4.9 - 1.0)

.204

64.8

(61.8 - 67.8)

0.6

(-3.5 - 4.7)

.776

.325

Central obesity WHO

36.5

(34.3 - 38.8)

0.2

(-2.9 - 3.2)

.919

35.7

(32.7 - 38.7)

0.0

(-4.1 - 4.2)

.986

.982


*p-value for change, adjusted for age

**Interaction for study area × timepoint, adjusted for age

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