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Table 1 Results of linear regression analyses for the whole group, both genders and three age groups

From: Anthropometric variables as predictors of aspects of quality of life in persons with central obesity

  Predicting variable Outcome variable Adjusted R2 Beta coefficient CI P value
Upper Lower
Whole group (n = 740; m:f = 321:419) BMI Pleasure related to sexuality 0.014 − 0.125 − 0.003 − 0.012 0.001
Total quality of life 0.008 − 0.098 − 0.006 − 0.038 0.007
WHR Pleasure related to sexuality 0.005 0.078 0.427 0.018 0.033
HC Pleasure related to sexuality 0.011 − 0.111 − 0.001 − 0.005 0.002
SAD Total quality of life 0.006 − 0.084 − 0.002 − 0.031 0.023
Females (n = 419) BMI Social satisfaction 0.013 − 0.123 − 0.001 − 0.011 0.012
Ability to work 0.008 − 0.104 0.000 − 0.010 0.033
Pleasure related to sexuality 0.007 − 0.098 0.000 − 0.012 0.046
Total quality of life 0.015 − 0.133 − 0.008 − 0.050 0.007
Males (n = 321) SAD Total quality of life 0.010 − 0.117 − 0.002 − 0.061 0.037
Age 18–30 (n = 82; m:f = 38:44) BMI General self esteem 0.045 − 0.239 − 0.001 − 0.023 0.031
Pleasure related to sexuality 0.036 − 0.219 0.000 − 0.022 0.048
Age 31–50 (n = 429; m:f = 175:254) BMI Pleasure related to sexuality 0.010 − 0.109 − 0.001 − 0.012 0.024
HC Pleasure related to sexuality 0.011 − 0.114 − 0.001 − 0.006 0.018
Age 51–70 (n = 229; m:f = 108:121) BMI General self esteem 0.016 − 0.142 − 0.001 − 0.015 0.031
Ability to work 0.038 − 0.206 − 0.005 − 0.021 0.002
Social satisfaction 0.024 − 0.169 − 0.002 − 0.015 0.010
Pleasure related to sexuality 0.017 − 0.146 − 0.001 − 0.019 0.027
Focus on eating behavior 0.016 − 0.143 − 0.001 − 0.016 0.031
Total quality of life 0.054 − 0.241 − 0.028 − 0.090 < 0.001
HC Pleasure related to sexuality 0.013 − 0.132 0.000 − 0.007 0.045
Total quality of life 0.021 − 0.158 − 0.003 − 0.029 0.016
  1. CI confidence interval, BMI: body mass index, HC hip circumference, m:f male:female ratio, SAD sagittal abdominal diameter, WHR waist hip ratio