Table 4

The odds ratios of participation and drop-out for three different age groups in a lifestyle intervention trial for workers at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Variable

Participation

OR (95% CI)

Drop-out

OR (95% CI)


Age 30-39 (reference age: 18-29)

1.64** (1.16 - 2.32)

0.91** (0.38 - 2.21)

Age 40-49 (reference age: 18-29)

2.69** (1.98 - 3.66)

0.45** (0.20 - 1.01)

Age 50-65 (reference age: 18-29)

3.30** (2.43 - 4.48)

0.27** (0.11 - 0.63)


** P < 0.01

OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval.

Groeneveld et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:80   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-80

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