Table 3

Associations Between the Neighborhood Environment and Total Energy Intake (kcals/day) (n = 210)a

Model

description

Neighborhood

Deprivation Index

Scales derived from Exploratory Factor Analysis


Mixed residential

and commercial

Food

and retail

Recreation

Walkability

Physical disorder


OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI


Model 1b

0.97

0.88, 1.07

0.94

0.86, 1.03

0.83*

0.73, 0.94

1.02

0.87, 1.21

1.12

0.91, 1.37

0.92

0.70, 1.20

Model 2c

0.97

0.85, 1.10

0.94

0.85, 1.03

0.84*

0.74, 0.95

1.03

0.87, 1.22

1.06

0.86, 1.32

0.97

0.73, 1.29

Model 3d

0.98

0.85, 1.12

0.93

0.84, 1.03

0.84*

0.74, 0.96

0.98

0.82, 1.17

1.01

0.81, 1.26

0.95

0.71, 1.27


* P > 0.05

a Five girls were excluded from regression analyses due to missing Neighborhood Deprivation Index or total caloric intake.

b Adjusted for total number of streets observed per girl.

c Adjusted for total number of streets observed per girl, age, race/ethnicity, and BMI.

d Adjusted for total number of streets observed per girl, age, race/ethnicity, BMI, household size, age of birth mother, and household income. Three girls were further excluded due to missing household income information. N = 207

Leung et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:52   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-52

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