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Table 3 Associations from linear regression analysis between home, social and neighborhood environmental factors (reported at T1) and T2 zBMI (n = 200)†

From: Maternal efficacy and sedentary behavior rules predict child obesity resilience

Home, social and neighborhood environment factors B (95 % CI) p
Home environment    
Maternal efficacy for child doing physical activity 0.00 (−0.02, 0.01) .888
Maternal self-efficacy for preventing child from engaging in sedentary behaviors −0.03* (−0.06, 0.00) .026
Maternal self-efficacy for child eating healthily 0.00 (−0.02, 0.01) .621
Parental social support for physical activity 0.00 (−0.01, 0.02) .523
Importance of doing physical activity as a family    
Not really important (reference category)    
Quite important −0.14 (−0.44, 0.15) .333
Very important −0.13 (−0.43, 0.17) .394
Food as reward for good behavior −0.02 (−0.07, 0.02) .309
Sedentary behaviors as reward for good behavior −0.01 (−0.05, 0.02) .519
Rules to limit sedentary behaviors −0.02 (−0.04, 0.00) .127
“It gives me pleasure to give my children food they enjoy” 0.00 (−0.07, 0.08) .964
“I believe in letting children enjoy food treats/rewards” 0.03 (−0.07, 0.13) .512
Home access to physical activity equipment −0.01 (−0.04, 0.03) .756
Home access to equipment for sedentary behaviors 0.06 (−0.01, 0.13) .078
Child has a television in their bedroom 0.07 (−0.14, 0.27) .503
Social environment    
Social norms for physical activity 0.00 (−0.04, 0.04) .984
Social norms for unhealthy eating 0.02 (−0.02, 0.07) .296
Social norms for eating fruit −0.04 (−0.13, 0.04) .282
Neighborhood environment (subjective)    
Neighborhood physical activity environment −0.02 (−0.07, 0.03) .411
Neighborhood familiarity 0.03 (−0.01, 0.08) .151
Neighborhood social network −0.01 (−0.04, 0.01) .254
Neighborhood personal safety −0.01 (−0.03, 0.02) .581
Neighborhood road safety 0.01 (−0.01, 0.02) .557
Neighborhood availability and quality of healthy foods 0.02 (−0.01, 0.05) .281
Neighborhood environment (objective)    
Fast food outlet within 2000 m walking distance 0.09 (−0.07, 0.24) .278
Supermarket within 2000 m walking distance 0.03 (−0.12, 0.18) .710
Green grocer within 2000 m walking distance −0.06 (−0.21, 0.10) .471
Swimming pool within 2000 m walking distance −0.13 (−0.27, 0.01) .074
Playground within 800 m walking distance 0.08 (−0.05, 0.21) .207
  1. * p <0.05
  2. Adjusted for child’s baseline zBMI, maternal education, and clustering by suburb