Table 4

Regression of school percentage of overweight ninth grade students on nearby retailers, including additional school-level variables

B

(95% CI)

β

SE


(Constant)

15.70

(8.88, 22.32)

3.42

Fast Fooda

-0.04

(-1.18, 1.10)

-0.01

0.58

Conveniencea

1.20

(0.03, 2.36)

0.05

0.59

Supermarketa

-0.33

(-1.61, 0.95)

-0.01

0.65

% Female

-0.03

(-0.14, 0.08)

-0.01

0.05

% Hispanic/Latino

16.17

(12.83, 19.51)

0.43

1.70

% African-American (log)

5.81

(4.45, 7.16)

0.23

0.69

% Asian (log)

-1.84

(-3.22, -0.46)

-0.08

0.70

% Native American (log)

4.61

(1.81, 7.41)

0.09

1.43

% Pacific Islander (log)

0.96

(-2.18, 4.09)

0.02

1.60

% Declined to state ethnicity (log)

1.53

(-0.63, 3.69)

0.04

1.10

% Free/reduced meals

11.08

(7.48, 14.68)

0.28

1.83

Non-urban location

0.34

(-0.79, 1.46)

0.02

0.57

F

75.89

Adjusted R-squared

0.51


a At least one such retailer within an 800 m network buffer.

Howard et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-68

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