Table 5.

Adjusted Relative Risk of Reported Willingness to Participate in a Comprehensive Weight Loss Program, by Patient Characteristics

Patient CharacteristicsRelative Risk (95% CI)
Age (years)
    18–24Reference
    25–340.80 (0.64–0.95)
    45–540.77 (0.67–0.87)
    55–640.78 (0.65–0.91)
    ≥650.72 (0.56–0.89)
Sex
    MaleReference
    Female1.18 (1.07–1.27)
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic whiteReference
    African American/black1.18 (1.05–1.29)
    American Indian/Alaska native1.31 (1.07–1.45)
    Asian1.30 (1.16–1.40)
    Hispanic/Latino1.07 (0.86–1.24)
    Pacific Islander/other1.12 (0.90–1.29)
    Multiple races1.21 (1.09–1.31)
Insurance
    PrivateReference
    None0.91 (0.80–1.01)
    Medicare0.83 (0.67–0.99)
    Medicaid1.05 (0.93–1.16)
    Military0.94 (0.86–1.22)
BMI
    Overweight (BMI 25–29.9 kg/m2)Reference
    Obese (BMI 30–39.9 kg/m2)1.05 (0.95–1.14)
    Extremely obese (BMI ≥40 kg/m2)1.17 (0.99–1.31)
Reasons for wanting to lose weight
    No emotional/family reasonReference
    Emotional/family reason1.17 (1.05–1.23)
    No medical reasonReference
    Medical reason1.12 (1.04–1.20)
  • CI, confidence interval; BMI, body mass index.