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Table 3 Linear regression models for relationship between health related quality of life (DV, scores possible from 20-100 where higher scores reflect higher health related quality of life) and overweight/obesity (IV, overweight/obese=1 compared to healthy weight=0) for males and females, accounting for age and clustering effects of school which participant attended

From: Associations between combined overweight and obesity, lifestyle behavioural risk and quality of life among Australian regional school children: baseline findings of the Goulburn Valley health behaviours monitoring study

  Males Females
  b 95%CI p b 95%CI p
Physical (0 = Healthy weight, 1 = Ov/Ob) -6.19 -10.33, -2.05 0.005 -1.81 -5.63, 2.01 0.342
Emotional (0 = Healthy weight, 1 = Ov/Ob) -4.05 -7.94, -0.17 0.041 -2.51 -6.96, 1.94 0.259
Social (0 = Healthy weight, 1 = Ov/Ob) -5.62 -10.84, -0.39 0.036 -5.42 -10.00, -0.85 0.022
School (0 = Healthy weight, 1 = Ov/Ob) -2.27 -6.35, 1.79 0.263 -3.40 -8.47, 1.67 0.181
Global (0 = Healthy weight, 1 = Ov/Ob) -4.73 -8.17, -1.29 0.009 -3.21 -6.82, 0.41 0.080