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Table 2 Multilevel multinomial regression models of fast food restaurant access as a predictor of fast food purchasing

From: Fast food purchasing and access to fast food restaurants: a multilevel analysis of VicLANES

  Model One Model Two Model Three Model Four Model Five
  Unadjusted Adjusted for socio-demographic Model 2 + socio-economic Model 3 + area-level disadvantage Model 4 + attitude
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Density of fast food stores
Monthly purchasing 1.07 (1.00 – 1.13)* 1.06 (0.99 – 1.14) 1.05 (0.99 – 1.11) 1.04 (0.98 – 1.11) 1.05 (0.98 – 1.11)
Weekly purchasing 1.10 (1.02 – 1.18)* 1.09 (1.00 – 1.18)* 1.07 (0.99 – 1.15) 1.04 (0.96 – 1.13) 1.05 (0.97 – 1.14)
Variety of fast food stores
Monthly purchasing 1.16 (1.05 – 1.28)** 1.15 (1.04 – 1.28)** 1.13 (1.03 – 1.24)** 1.13 (1.02 – 1.24)* 1.13 (1.02 – 1.25)*
Weekly purchasing 1.21 (1.07 – 1.37)** 1.19 (1.04 – 1.36)* 1.13 (1.00 – 1.29)* 1.10 (0.96 – 1.25) 1.11 (0.97 – 1.27)
Proximity to the nearest store (km)
Monthly purchasing 0.88 (0.74 – 1.05) 0.88 (0.73 – 1.06) 0.89 (0.76 – 1.06) 0.91 (0.77 – 1.07) 0.90 (0.76 – 1.07)
Weekly purchasing 0.77 (0.62 – 0.96)* 0.77 (0.61 – 0.97)* 0.82 (0.65 – 1.02) 0.85 (0.67 – 1.07) 0.82 (0.65 – 1.03)
  1. * p-value significant at < 0.05 level
  2. ** p-value significant at <0.01 level
  3. *** p-value significant at <0.001 level
  4. Reference group: never eat fast food