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Table 4 Associations from logistic regression analysis between home, social and neighborhood environmental factors (reported at T1) and resilience to unhealthy weight gain (n = 200)†

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

Home, social and neighborhood environment factors OR (95 % CI) p
Home environment    
Maternal efficacy for child doing physical activity 1.00 (0.94, 1.06) .898
Maternal self-efficacy for preventing child from engaging in sedentary behaviors 1.12 (0.99, 1.27) .063
Maternal self-efficacy for child eating healthily 1.00 (0.94, 1.07) .887
Parental social support for physical activity 0.97 (0.93, 1.02) .219
Importance of doing physical activity as a family    
Not really important (reference category)    
Quite important 1.06 (0.45, 2.53) .890
Very important 1.08 (0.45, 2.60) .867
Food as reward for good behavior 1.06 (0.88, 1.27) .537
Sedentary behaviors as reward for good behavior 1.05 (0.91, 1.21) .501
Rules to limit sedentary behaviors 1.14* (1.03, 1.25) .013
“It gives me pleasure to give my children food they enjoy” 0.97 (0.70, 1.35) .858
“I believe in letting children enjoy food treats/rewards” 0.82 (0.54, 1.23) .335
Home access to physical activity equipment 1.03 (0.89, 1.18) .717
Home access to equipment for sedentary behaviors 0.84 (0.65, 1.08) .171
Child has a television in their bedroom 0.67 (0.34, 1.33) .253
Social environment    
Social norms for physical activity 0.94 (0.82, 1.09) .412
Social norms for unhealthy eating 0.93 (0.76, 1.13) .457
Social norms for eating fruit 1.14 (0.80, 1.61) .461
Neighborhood environment (subjective)    
Neighborhood physical activity environment 1.14 (0.86, 1.51) .354
Neighborhood familiarity 0.84 (0.69, 1.02) .077
Neighborhood social network 1.04 (0.94, 1.14) .454
Neighborhood personal safety 1.02 (0.94, 1.11) .588
Neighborhood road safety 1.03 (0.95, 1.12) .520
Neighborhood availability and quality of healthy foods 0.96 (0.86, 1.08) .493
Neighborhood environment (objective)    
Fast food outlet within 2000 m walking distance 0.76 (0.38, 1.50) .424
Supermarket within 2000 m walking distance 0.98 (0.57, 1.69) .951
Green grocer within 2000 m walking distance 1.34 (0.76, 2.38) .313
Swimming pool within 2000 m walking distance 1.58 (1.00, 2.49) .051
Playground within 800 m walking distance 0.87 (0.52, 1.48) .618
  1. Odds ratios (ORs) greater than one indicate higher odds of being resilient to unhealthy weight gain
  2. * p <0.05
  3. Adjusted for maternal education and clustering by suburb