Table 2

Mean (SD) BMI change by predictor variables from the longitudinal model

Longitudinal

N

BMI 2002 mean (SD)

BMI 2009 mean (SD)

BMI change mean (SD)


Gender

Male

292

26.90 (4.45)

27.23 (4.53)

.33 (2.83)

Female

280

26.00 (4.84)

26.58 (5.16)

.62 (2.92)

Age

<50 years

302

26.02 (4.89)

26.92 (5.12)

.89 (3.16)

>= 50 years

270

26.92 (4.36)

26.91 (4.54)

-.002 (2.44)


Moved

Moved

137

26.13 (5.31)

26.82 (5.41)

.70 (3.25)

Did not Move

435

26.55 (4.44)

26.94 (4.67)

.40 (2.74)


Activity Category Change

Decrease

113

26.31 (4.95)

27.05 (5.06)

.75 (2.63)

Stable

319

26.45 (4.40)

27.06 (4.79)

.61 (2.78)

Increase

140

26.56 (5.04)

26.47 (4.83)

-.09 (3.20)


Fruit & Vegetable Change

Decrease

86

25.65 (4.07)

25.81 (4.17)

.15 (3.29)

Stable

395

26.60 (4.79)

27.10 (4.97)

.51 (2.86)

Increase

91

26.58 (4.60)

27.14 (4.86)

.57 (2.49)


Neighbourhood SES

Low SES

157

26.60 (4.87)

27.35 (5.61)

.75 (2.82)

Medium SES

197

26.81 (4.88)

27.30 (4.72)

.48 (2.88)

High SES

218

26.01 (4.29)

26.25 (4.30)

.25 (2.90)


Neighbourhood Walkability

Lowest

93

25.86 (5.04)

26.65 (5.23)

.81 (3.00)

Low

115

26.20 (3.85)

27.16 (4.02)

.94 (2.57)

Mid

106

26.74 (4.33)

27.20 (4.45)

.46 (2.72)

High

128

27.04 (4.81)

26.83 (4.52)

-.20 (3.13)

Highest

130

26.26 (5.13)

26.73 (5.83)

.47 (2.80)


Berry et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:57   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-57

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