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Table 4 Regression coefficients and confidence intervals for predictors of the PROMIS scores

From: Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity

  Domains
  Depressive symptoms Anxiety Anger Fatigue Mobility
  β [95% Cl] β [95% Cl] β [95% Cl] β [95% Cl] β [95% Cl]
Age related BMI ≥ 99th Percentile 4.3 [0.6,8.0]* 1.1 [−3.1,5.3] 5.2 [1.1, 9.3]* 4.3 [0.1,8.5]* −4.9 [−7.8,-2.0]**
Child Exercise −4.3 [−7.9, −0.7]* −5.6 [−9.7,−1.4]** −3.9 [−7.9,0.2] −7.5 [−11.7,-3.4]*** 0.8 [−2.0, 3.6]
Age −0.3 [−1.0,0.3] −0.8 [−1.5, −0.1]* 0.4 [−0.3, 1.1] −0.6 [−1.3, 0.1] 0.2 [−0.3, 0.7]
Gender −5.1 [−8.3, -2.0]** −4.1 [−7.7, −0.5]* −4.8 [−8.4,-1.3]** −0.1 [−3.7, 3.5] 2.6 [0.2, 5.1]*
Black −0.7 [−4.5, 3.0] 2.2 [−2.1, 6.5] 0.9 [−3.3, 5.1] 2.7 [−1.6, 6.9] 2.2 [−0.7, 5.1]
Race Other 0.3 [−5.0, 5.7] −2.3 [−8.5, 3.8] −1.0 [−7.1, 4.9] −1.4 [−7.6, 4.7] 0.4 [−3.8, 4.6]
Parent Education −2.9 [−6.5, 0.8] −5.2 [−9.4, -1.0]* 0.0 [−4.1, 4.1] −5.2 [−9.4, -1.0]* 1.2 [−1.6, 4.1]
Recruitment Site:      
  Academic Obesity Center 1.5 [−2.2, 5.3] 3.8 [−0.5, 8.0] −3.4 [−7.6,0.7] −0.3 [−4.5, 4.0] −2.0 [−4.9, 0.9]
  Federally Qualified Health Center 1.3 [−3.3, 5.8] 1.3 [−3.9, 6.5] 0.3 [−4.8, 5.3] −1.0 [−6.2, 4.2] −1.8 [−5.3, 1.8]
  1. - Child Exercise coded as “sometimes or regularly” group reported participation in physical activity ≥ 2 times per week.
  2. - Gender coded as male.
  3. - Parent Education coded as “some college or more”.
  4. Expressed as 95% Confidence Intervals.
  5. * p < 0.05.
  6. ** p < 0.01.
  7. *** p < 0.001.