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Table 4 Factors independently associated with program retention at 2 years

From: Factors associated with participant retention in a clinical, intensive, behavioral weight management program

Factor Wald chi-square p-value Odds ratio 95% wald confidence limits
Intercept 0.22 0.6358 -- --
Older age (years) 10.31 0.0013 1.06 1.02-1.09
Other race 1.31 0.2516 0.65 0.31-1.36
Healthy Blue Living Insurance 4.51 0.0337 5.92 1.16-22.68
Higher BMI (kg/m 2 ) 6.05 0.0139 0.93 0.87-0.99
Higher EQ-5D score 0.24 0.6221 1.87 0.16-22.68
Moderate or severe Anxiety/Depression (EQ-5D) 0.89 0.3459 0.72 0.37-1.42
Higher IWQOL-lite* 0.04 0.8514 1.00 0.98-1.02
  1. *Impact of Weight on Quality-of-Life-Lite.