Table 3

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 women 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

725

713

369

358

Normal weight

41.5

(37.9 - 45.1)

2.1

(-3.0 - 7.2)

.489

40.1

(35.1 - 45.1)

7.4

(0.2 - 14.6)

.067

.270

Overweight

35.2

(31.7 - 38.7)

-1.4

(-6.3 - 3.5)

.662

37.4

(32.4 - 42.4)

-7.0

(-13.8 - -0.1)

.062

.212

Obesity

23.3

(20.2 - 26.4)

-0.7

(-5.1 - 3.6)

.750

22.5

(18.2 - 26.8)

-0.4

(-6.5 - 5.6)

.958

.928

Class 1 obesity

16.4

(13.7 - 19.1)

-1.0

(-4.8 - 2.8)

.615

13.3

(9.8 - 16.8)

0.7

(-4.3 - 5.7)

.764

.607

Class 2 obesity

5.4

(3.7 - 7.0)

-0.5

(-2.8 - 1.8)

.694

7.6

(4.9 - 10.3)

-2.8

(-6.3 - 0.7)

.114

.312

Class 3 obesity

1.5

(0.6 - 2.4)

0.7

(-0.7 - 2.1)

.314

1.6

(0.3 - 2.9)

1.7

(-0.5 - 4.0)

.100

.581

Central obesity IDF

68.0

(64.6 - 71.4)

0.7

(-4.1 - 5.5)

.709

62.8

(57.8 - 67.7)

2.8

(-4.2 - 9.8)

.348

.602

Central obesity WHO

42.0

(38.4 - 45.6)

2.4

(-2.7 - 7.6)

.304

34.5

(29.6 - 39.4)

4.1

(-2.9 - 11.2)

.210

.641

55-64 years

Number of subjects

812

746

436

407

Normal weight

30.5

(27.4 - 33.7)

3.8

(-0.9 - 8.4)

.121

28.9

(24.6 - 33.2)

6.2

(-0.1 - 12.5)

.052

.513

Overweight

39.9

(36.5 - 43.3)

-0.9

(-5.8 - 4.0)

.734

40.4

(35.7 - 45.0)

-4.0

(-10.6 - 2.6)

.240

.454

Obesity

29.6

(26.4 - 32.7)

-2.9

(-7.4 - 1.6)

.214

30.7

(26.4 - 35.1)

-2.2

(-8.4 - 4.0)

.463

.876

Class 1 obesity

18.6

(15.9 - 21.3)

-1.3

(-5.1 - 2.5)

.509

20.9

(17.0 - 24.7)

-3.4

(-8.8 - 1.9)

.199

.530

Class 2 obesity

7.8

(5.9 - 9.6)

-0.5

(-3.1 - 2.1)

.722

7.8

(5.3 - 10.3)

-0.7

(-4.2 - 2.9)

.715

.933

Class 3 obesity

3.2

(2.0 - 4.4)

-1.1

(-2.7 - 0.6)

.192

2.1

(0.7 - 3.4)

1.9

(-0.4 - 4.2)

.116

.044

Central obesity IDF

76.5

(73.6 - 79.4)

2.9

(-1.3 - 7.0)

.166

73.3

(69.2 - 77.5)

2.1

(-3.8 - 8.0)

.496

.757

Central obesity WHO

52.7

(49.3 - 56.2)

-1.8

(-6.8 - 3.1)

.478

48.0

(43.3 - 52.8)

2.3

(-4.5 - 9.1)

.503

.337

65-74 years

Number of subjects

486

715

249

419

Normal weight

26.3

(22.4 - 30.3)

0.7

(-4.5 - 5.8)

.773

22.5

(17.3 - 27.7)

6.6

(-0.3 - 13.6)

.066

.163

Overweight

40.9

(36.6 - 45.3)

-0.8

(-6.5 - 4.9)

.665

41.4

(35.2 - 47.5)

-2.7

(-10.4 - 5.0)

.484

.744

Obesity

32.7

(28.5 - 36.9)

0.2

(-5.3 - 5.6)

.857

36.1

(30.1 - 42.2)

-3.9

(-11.4 - 3.5)

.319

.341

Class 1 obesity

23.0

(19.3 - 26.8)

0.0

(-4.8 - 4.9)

.880

26.1

(20.6 - 31.6)

-2.7

(-9.5 - 4.0)

.455

.463

Class 2 obesity

6.8

(4.5 - 9.0)

0.1

(-2.8 - 3.0)

.970

8.8

(5.3 - 12.4)

-1.9

(-6.1 - 2.3)

.375

.471

Class 3 obesity

2.9

(1.4 - 4.4)

0.1

(-1.9 - 2.0)

.854

1.2

(-0.2 - 2.6)

0.7

(-1.3 - 2.7)

.502

.573

Central obesity IDF

81.1

(77.6 - 84.6)

-0.8

(-5.4 - 3.7)

.808

77.5

(72.3 - 82.7)

5.1

(-1.1 - 11.3)

.099

.162

Central obesity WHO

58.8

(54.5 - 63.2)

-2.7

(-8.4 - 3.0)

.492

54.2

(48.0 - 60.4)

2.6

(-5.2 - 10.4)

.492

.341

Total

Number of subjects

2023

2174

1054

1184

Normal weight

33.5

(31.4 - 35.5)

2.1

(-0.7 - 5.0)

.147

31.3

(28.5 - 34.1)

6.7

(2.8 - 10.6)

.001

.071

Overweight

38.5

(36.3 - 40.6)

-1.0

(-4.0 - 1.9)

.491

39.6

(36.6 - 42.5)

-4.6

(-8.6 - -0.5)

.026

.155

Obesity

28.1

(26.1 - 30.0)

-1.1

(-3.8 - 1.6)

.436

29.1

(26.4 - 31.9)

-2.1

(-5.9 - 1.6)

.261

.703

Class 1 obesity

18.9

(17.2 - 20.6)

-0.6

(-2.9 - 1.8)

.642

19.4

(17.1 - 21.8)

-1.8

(-5.0 - 1.5)

.289

.645

Class 2 obesity

6.7

(5.6 - 7.8)

-0.4

(-1.9 - 1.1)

.604

8.0

(6.3 - 9.6)

-1.7

(-3.9 - 0.4)

.110

.326

Class 3 obesity

2.5

(1.8 - 3.2)

-0.1

(-1.1 - 0.8)

.805

1.7

(0.9 - 2.5)

1.4

(0.1 - 2.6)

.038

.080

Central obesity IDF

74.6

(72.7 - 76.5)

1.1

(-1.5 - 3.7)

.398

70.6

(67.9 - 73.4)

3.2

(-0.5 - 6.8)

.090

.342

Central obesity WHO

50.3

(48.2 - 52.5)

-0.4

(-3.4 - 2.6)

.802

44.8

(41.8 - 47.8)

3.0

(-1.1 - 7.1)

.149

.157


*p-value for change, adjusted for age

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

Salopuro et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:350   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-350

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