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Table 3 Associations between the duration of weight loss strategies and 24-month weight loss.

From: The relationship between prevalence and duration of weight loss strategies and weight loss among overweight managed care organization members enrolled in a weight loss trial

Strategy (N = 778–882)* B SE (B) t p d
Reduce calories -0.11 0.01 -10.32 <.0001 .70
Increase exercise -0.10 0.01 -8.52 <.0001 .58
Increase fruits/vegetables -0.06 0.01 -5.94 <.0001 .41
Decrease fat intake -0.06 0.01 -6.26 <.0001 .43
Cut sweet/junk food -0.08 0.01 -7.33 <.0001 .54
Reduce amount of food -0.10 0.01 -9.45 <.0001 .63
  1. Note. Strategies were entered into separate general linear models. All analyses controlled for baseline weight (in kg).
  2. *N = 778–882 due to missing values.
  3. †Cohen's d = effect size statistic (small = .20, medium = .50, large = .80).