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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis for pre-treatment variables and treatment-related factors predicting drop-out from obesity treatment

From: Is drop-out from obesity treatment a predictable and preventable event?

  Odds ratio 95% confidence interval P value
Age at first dieting attempt 0.89 0.81–0.98 0.016
Sex (males vs. female) 0.17 0.02–1.94 0.155
Diastolic blood pressure 1.00 0.94–1.07 0.980
%BF skinfold thickness 0.81 0.65–1.01 0.059
SCL-90 anger-hostility subscale 3.97 0.79–19.90 0.094
Early weight loss (%) 0.57 0.34–0.95 0.029
  1. %BF: percentage body fat.