Appendix Table 2:

Propensity-Matched Groups for Body Mass Index

VariablesComparison Group (n = 523)Intrevention Group (n = 523)P Value
Sex, n (%).70
    Female321 (61.4)327 (62.5)
    Male202 (38.6)196 (37.5)
Race, n (%).25
    Black325 (62.1)326 (62.3)
    Other6 (1.1)13 (2.5)
    White192 (36.7)184 (35.2)
Insurance type, n (%).23
    Private61 (11.7)42 (8)
    Medicare273 (52.2)274 (52.4)
    Medicaid182 (34.8)200 (38.2)
    Self-pay7 (1.3)7 (1.3)
Age (years).78
    Minimum21.821.8
    Q149.549.5
    Median58.657.1
    Q368.467.7
    Maximum89.792
    Mean58.458.4
    SD13.313.2
BMI (kg/m2).14
    Minimum3030
    Q132.633
    Median36.737.4
    Q341.643
    Maximum61.778
    Mean38.239.2
    SD6.78
Income ($).44
    Minimum14,22711,792
    Q123,20523,205
    Median36,35635,833
    Q346,47546,475
    Maximum98,26090,599
    Mean36,92736,017.7
    SD14,31413,487
  • BMI, body mass index; SD, standard deviation.