Table 7: Association of weight satisfaction with weight-related health behaviors among women ( ) and men ( ) in the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study, 1987–2002.

Health behaviorMen ( 14,408)Women ( )
Model 1*Model 2Model 1*Model 2
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)

Eat just enough for weight maintenance2.49 (2.31–2.69)1.66 (1.51–1.83)2.66 (2.30–3.08)1.71 (1.41–2.06)
Less dieting frequency 1.34 (1.21–1.48)1.17 (1.04–1.31)1.51 (1.31–1.74)1.21 (1.02–1.44)
No yo-yo dieting 2.03 (1.84–2.25)1.17 (1.03–1.32)2.31 (1.89–2.83)1.37 (1.06–1.77)
Snacking <7 times per week1.00 (0.93–1.08)1.06 (0.97–1.16)1.09 (0.95–1.26)1.04 (0.88–1.24)
Meal frequency ≥211.42 (1.32–1.54)1.25 (1.14–1.38)1.22 (1.07–1.38)1.17 (1.00–1.37)
Moderate or vigorous physical activity1.94 (1.79–2.10)1.48 (1.35–1.63)1.77 (1.53–2.04)1.34 (1.13–1.60)
Never smoker1.15 (1.07–1.24)1.07 (0.98–1.17)1.15 (1.01–1.31)1.20 (1.03–1.40)
Light alcohol consumption1.06 (0.99–1.14)0.97 (0.88–1.06)1.20 (1.06–1.36)1.06 (0.91–1.23)

The referent category for each analysis includes men and women who are dissatisfied with their body weight.
*Adjusted for age, hypertension, myocardial infarction, stroke, cancer, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and all other health behaviors in the table.
Adjusted as for model 1 plus body mass index (kg/m2).