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Table 3 Association of baseline self-perceptions of weight on body fat over time

From: A secondary analysis examining the concordance of self-perception of weight and actual measurement of body fat percentage: The CRONICAS Cohort Study

  Crude Model Adjusted Model
Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI
Self-perceptions of weight
 Underweight −3.114*** −4.61, − 1.62 −4.132*** −5.29, − 2.97
 Overweight 7.212*** 6.19, 8.24 5.186*** 4.43, 5.94
 Obese 10.747*** 6.11, 15.39 8.132*** 4.89, 11.37
Centered Age (at 35 years) 0.053*** 0.02, 0.08 0.031** 0.01, 0.05
 Underweight * Centered Age −0.011 −0.07, 0.04 − 0.011 − 0.06, 0.03
 Overweight * Centered Age 0.03 −0.01, 0.07 0.031 0.00, 0.06
 Obese * Centered Age 0.179 −0.13, 0.49 0.182 −0.02, 0.39
Constant 27.223*** 26.51, 27.94 22.303*** 21.46, 23.15
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001