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Table 3 Final model of MOVE! utilization among obese patients treated in the veterans health administration (FY 2010) a (N=1,742,937)

From: MOVE: weight management program across the veterans health administration: patient- and facility-level predictors of utilization

  OR [95% CI] P
Age (ref.: <40 years old)   
 40–49 1.21 [ 1.17, 1.25 ] <.001***
 50–59 1.25 [ 1.21 , 1.28 ] <.001***
 60–69 1.24 [ 1.20 , 1.28 ] <.001***
 70–79 0.45 [ 0.44 , 0.47 ] <.001***
 80+ 0.18 [ 0.17 , 0.20 ] <.001***
Female gender 1.66 [ 1.62 , 1.70 ] <.001***
Married 0.94 [ 0.93 , 0.95] <.001***
Minority racial status 1.36 [ 1.34 , 1.39 ] <.001***
BMI (ref.: Overwt [<30 BMI])   
 Class I (30–34 BMI) 1.47 [ 1.44, 1.51] <.001***
 Class II (35–39 BMI) 2.67 [ 2.61 , 2.73 ] <.001***
 Class III (40+ BMI) 4.54 [ 4.43 , 4.56 ] <.001***
Home instability 1.63 [ 1.57 , 1.68 ] <.001***
Outpatient copay 1.57 [ 1.35 , 1.83] <.001***
Geographic location (reference: Highly Rural)   <.001***
 Rural 0.95 [ 0.82 , 1.09 ] .46
 Urban 1.17 [ 1.15 , 1.19] .02*
Obesity comorbidity 1.68 [ 1.64 , 1.73 ] <.001***
Obesogenic psychiatric drug 1.17 [ 1.15 , 1.19 ] <.001***
Psychiatric diagnosis 1.58 [ 1.55 , 1.60 ] <.001***
% Home instability 1.09 [ 1.02 , 1.16 ] <.001***
% Obesogenic drugs 0.92 [ 0.90 , 0.95 ] <.001***
Intercept 0.03 [ 0.02, 0.06 ] <.001***
  1. Note: aResults from mixed-effects logistic regression model with a random effect for facility. *p < .05, ***p < .001.