Table 2
Regression results for establishing correction equations for weight, by sex, Full and Reduced Models generated from split-sample A, household population aged 18 years or older, 2005

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  Variable Coefficient 95% confidence interval
Men
Full Model Intercept -0.30 -2.7 to 2.1
R2= 0.95 Self-reported weight (kilograms) 1.01* 1.0 to 1.0
R2(adj)= 0.95 Aged 25 to 34 years 0.54 -0.5 to 1.6
Aged 35 to 44 years 0.39 -0.7 to 1.5
Aged 45 to 54 years 0.50 -0.5 to 1.5
Aged 55 to 64 years 1.69* 0.6 to 2.8
Aged 65 to 74 years 0.83 -0.2 to 1.8
Aged 75 years or older 0.39 -0.6 to 1.4
Perceives self as overweight 1.16* 0.4 to 1.9
Perceives self as underweight -1.52* -2.9 to -0.1
Reduced Model Intercept -2.19* -4.3 to -0.1
R2= 0.95
R2(adj)=0.95
Self-reported weight (kilograms) 1.05* 1.0 to 1.1
Women
Full Model Intercept -1.25 -3.3 to 0.7
R2= 0.97 Self-reported weight (kilograms) 1.04* 1.0 to 1.1
R2(adj)= 0.97 Perceives self as overweight 1.25* 0.5 to 2.0
End-digit preference (0 and 5) 0.52* 0.0 to 1.0
Reduced Model Intercept -2.14* -3.9 to -0.4
R2= 0.97
R2(adj)=0.97
Self-reported weight (kilograms) 1.07* 1.0 to 1.1
† reference group is ages 18 to 24 years
* p<0.05
Note: Dependent variable is measured weight.
Source: 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey.