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Table 5 Linear regression analysis of percentage weight regain during the 12-month extended care program (Months 4 to 16) a

From: Comparison of an alternative schedule of extended care contacts to a self-directed control: a randomized trial of weight loss maintenance

Independent Variable b Weight Change, %
Parameter Est. Std. Err P-value
Treatment Condition 0.29 0.14 0.0396
Randomization Weight <0.01 0.01 0.4582
Initial Weight Change −0.06 0.02 0.0170
Age <0.01 0.01 0.9578
Race 0.04 0.17 0.8106
Marital Status 0.21 0.14 0.1409
Education 0.10 0.14 0.4830
  1. aAnalyses are based on multiple imputation of missing data
  2. bFor categorical independent variables, the comparison level versus reference level are as follows: Treatment Condition (Clustered Campaign vs. Self-directed), Race (Non-Caucasian vs. Caucasian), Marital Status (Not-married vs. Married), Education (Bachelors or higher degree vs. Associates or lower degree)