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Table 4 Linear multiple regression analyses with a. 12 week excess weight loss as dependent, and b. 1-year excess weight loss as dependent

From: Predictors of weight loss after an intensive lifestyle intervention program in obese patients: a 1-year prospective cohort study

  a. dependent: 12 week excess weight loss b. dependent: 1-year excess weight loss
  Std. coeff. P-value Std. coeff. P-value
Baseline variables     
  Gendera .062 .467 -.032 .621
  Age .113 .278 .189 .014
  Baseline excess weightb -.066 .440 .072 .258
  Married/cohabitantc .035 .666 -.017 .775
  Employed workd .023 .982 .137 .034
  Income .048 .556 .028 .647
  Years of Education .118 .133 -.095 .132
  Age at onset obesity .018 .934 .021 .824
  Baseline SOC-total scoree .044 .664 .064 .414
  Emotional HRQLf .023 .806 .034 .645
  Baseline symptom distressg .033 .796 .042 .641
  Physical HRQLh .092 .518 .034 .743
  Mental HRQLi -.103 .442 -.227 .033
  Hypertension (I10) -.044 .576 -.055 .341
  Joint pain (M25.9) -.074 .304 .040 .462
  Type 2 diabetes mellitus (E11) -.143 .051 -.035 .519
  Obstructive sleep apnea (G47.33) .006 .984 .021 .699
  Low back pain (M54.5) .075 .311 .055 .320
Process variables (0–3 months)     
  Adherence to diary .152 .059 .017 .789
  Frequency of GP-visits .221 .006 -.010 .927
  12 week excess weight loss - - .664 <.001
  1. a. females=0, b. Excess Weight (kg. > BMI=25), c. Not married/cohabitant=0, d. Not employed=0, e. Sense of Coherence, score range from 0–92 (higher score indicate better), f. OWLQOL, score range from 0–102 (higher score indicate better), g. WRSM symptom distress score range from 0–120 (lower score indicate better), h. SF-36 physical dimension, score range from 0–100 (higher score indicate better), i. SF-36 mental dimension, score range from 0–100 (higher score indicate better).
  2. Pooled standardized coefficients and p-value are reported.