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Table 3 Mixed effects hybrid models for estimating within and between subject associations for each outcome variable

From: Physical activity and calorie intake mediate the relationship from depression to body fat mass among female Mexican health workers

  Body Fat, kg Calorie Intake, 100 kcal Physical Activity, METs/week Depression score, CES-D*
  Coef ± SE P Coef ± SE P Coef ± SE P Coef ± SE P
Within subject associations
 Depression score, CES-D 0.01 ± 0.023 0.667 −0.012 ± 0.047 0.790 0.068 ± 0.103 0.509   
 Leisure time physical activity, METs/wk −0.005 ± 0.01 0.616 −0.002 ± 0.021 0.928    0.014 ± 0.021 0.509
 Calorie Intake, 100 kcal −0.015 ± 0.023 0.514    −0.009 ± 0.103 0.928 −0.012 ± 0.047 0.790
 Body fat, kg    −0.063 ± 0.096 0.514 −0.106 ± 0.211 0.616 0.041 ± 0.096 0.667
Between subject associations
 Depression score, CES-D 0.074 ± 0.044 0.098 0.141 ± 0.04 <0.001 −0.124 ± 0.082 0.131   
 Leisure time physical activity, METs/wk −0.016 ± 0.025 0.536 0.027 ± 0.023 0.250    −0.04 ± 0.026 0.131
 Calorie Intake, 100 kcal −0.02 ± 0.051 0.700    0.108 ± 0.094 0.250 0.185 ± 0.053 <0.001
 Body fat, kg    −0.017 ± 0.043 0.700 −0.054 ± 0.087 0.536 0.081 ± 0.049 0.098
Constant 27.05 ± 1.143 <0.001 17.98 ± 1.324 <0.001 13.07 ± 3.103 <0.001 6.28 ± 1.77 <0.001
Correlation between measurements 0.815 0.331 0.251 0.442
  1. 456 subjects; 2 measurements within subjects
  2. *Scaled 0–57, excludes an item that asked about whether the subject experienced lack of hunger