Table 2: Odds of support (95% confidence interval) for policy interventions.

Dependent variable: support for obesity prevention policy
Tax junk foods and use the funds gained to support the production and distribution of healthy foodBan fast food vendors in schools Establish and mandate school lunch nutrition standardsTax soda/pop
WhiteLatinoWhiteLatinoWhiteLatinoWhiteLatino

Perception of magnitude of obesity problem
 Big1.35
(0.25, 7.35)
2.60
(0.87, 7.83)
6.48* 
(1.12, 37.62)
4.17** 
(1.47, 11.80)
12.59** 
(2.21, 71.71)
6.03*** 
(2.01, 18.08)
1.95
(0.36, 10.45)
4.00* 
(1.24, 12.86)
 Neutral0.52
(0.07, 3.66)
1.44
(0.35, 5.91)
2.85
(0.42, 19.62)
1.10
(0.29, 4.21)
4.04
(0.58, 28.08)
1.54
(0.40, 6.04)
0.58
(0.08, 4.04)
0.92
(0.19, 4.48)
 Not big (ref)
Age0.96
(0.83, 1.11)
1.15
(0.89, 1.49)
1.25* 
(1.05, 1.48)
1.29
(0.96, 1.72)
1.02
(0.83, 1.27)
1.54* 
(1.04, 2.28)
1.00
(0.86, 1.15)
1.13
(0.87, 1.46)
Female1.19
(0.74, 1.92)
1.25
(0.68, 2.28)
1.35
(0.79, 2.32)
1.93* 
(1.01, 3.68)
1.98* 
(1.02, 3.86)
1.04
(0.47, 2.32)
1.19
(0.75, 1.90)
1.36
(0.73, 2.54)
Education1.42** 
(1.13, 1.78)
1.07
(0.85, 1.35)
1.37* 
(1.07, 1.75)
1.03
(0.80, 1.34)
1.67*** 
(1.23, 2.28)
1.54* 
(1.07, 2.23)
1.24* 
(1.00, 1.54)
1.04
(0.82, 1.32)

Dependent variable: willingness to pay increased taxes for select policy
Better public transportationIncreased opportunities for physical activityBetter housing for the poor More nutritious healthier school lunches
WhiteLatinoWhiteLatinoWhiteLatinoWhiteLatino

Perception of magnitude of obesity problem
 Big1.67
(0.31, 9.08)
2.25
(0.75, 6.73)
4.52
(0.83, 24.69)
2.71
(0.94, 7.76)
1.47
(0.27, 8.07)
2.98* 
(1.04, 8.55)
4.50
(0.82, 24.69)
4.47** 
(1.59, 12.55)
 Neutral1.27
(0.19, 8.35)
1.26  
(0.30, 5.35)
2.01
(0.31, 13.11)
1.24
(0.31, 4.97)
0.76
(0.11, 5.18)
3.56
(0.85, 14.84)
1.55
(0.24, 10.18)
1.72
(0.44, 6.76)
 Not big (ref)
Age1.07
(0.93, 1.24)
1.59*** 
(1.21, 2.08)
0.98
(0.84, 1.15)
1.27
(0.94, 1.73)
1.09
(0.94, 1.27)
1.46* 
(1.10, 1.94)
0.98
(0.83, 1.15)
1.11
(0.79, 1.54)
Female1.36
(0.85, 2.17)
1.10  
(0.59, 2.07)
1.40
(0.85, 2.31)
1.36
(0.68, 2.72)
2.06** 
(1.28, 3.32)
0.86
(0.45, 1.65)
2.08** 
(1.26, 3.43)
1.74
(0.82, 3.67)
Education1.52*** 
(1.22, 1.90)
1.09  
(0.86, 1.38)
1.52*** 
(1.21, 1.92)
1.34
(1.00, 1.81)
1.42** 
(1.14, 1.77)
0.84
(0.66, 1.07)
1.28* 
(1.01, 1.62)
1.09
(0.80, 1.48)

value < 0.05, value < 0.01, value < 0.001.