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Research Article

Episodic Frequency of Energy-Dense Food Consumption in Women with Excessive Adiposity

Table 2

Characteristics of participant women with excess of .

All participantsLower fat massHigher fat mass
YoungerOlderYoungerOlder
Lower exercise 
Higher exercise 
Lower exercise 
Higher exercise 
Lower exercise 
Higher exercise 
Lower exercise 
Higher exercise 

Age in years32.9 25.9 26.6 46.3 44.3 28.6 27.2 44.9 45.4
Occupation
Employee49.4%34.3%51.3%65.5%47.6%48.7%45.5%68.9%64.7%
Student28.7%50.5%41.0%0.0%4.8%31.6%40.9%0.0%0.0%
Home21.8%15.2%7.7%34.5%47.6%19.7%13.6%31.1%35.3%
Motives to lose weight
Health64.9%42.4%56.4%41.4%66.7%75.0%59.1%75.6%70.6%
Physical problems28.4%23.2%28.2%48.3%28.6%22.4%27.3%37.8%29.4%
Physical appearance20.7%31.3%23.1%13.8%14.3%17.1%13.6%15.6%11.8%
Recent weight gain10.9%10.1%12.8%13.8%19.0%10.5%13.6%4.4%11.8%
Family medical antecedents2.6%3.0%2.6%0.0%4.8%3.9%4.5%0.0%0.0%
BMI kg/m230.6 (24.4, 39.7)27.3 (23.7, 31.0)27.5 (23.9, 31.8)28.9 (24.9, 33.9)27.3 (24.4, 31.9)34.6 (29.3, 43.7)32.4 (26.9, 41.3)34.5 (29.5, 41.5)32.8 (26.3, 40.0)
Body fat percentage39.4 (31.0, 48.5)35.2 (30.3, 39.7)34.6 (31.0, 39.9)36.9 (30.7, 39.8)35.2 (29.9, 39.8)44.5 (40.1, 50.8)42.9 (40.0, 48.5)44.7 (40.9, 49.3)43.6 (40.2, 50.5)
Episodes per week
Exercise1.5 (0.0, 5.6)0.4 (0.0, 2.0)4.4 (3.0, 7.0)0.3 (0.0, 2.0)3.9 (3.0, 6.8)0.5 (0.0, 2.0)4.3 (3.0, 7.0)0.0 (0.0, 2.0)4.8 (3.0, 7.0)
Energy-dense food/drink12.4 (4.0, 24.0)13.1 (4.0, 24.0)13.2 (4.0, 25.0)11.0 (2.5, 19.5)11.0 (2.1, 25.5)13.7 (3.9, 26.0)9.7 (0.8, 17.9)11.2 (2.3, 23.4)11.3 (3.0, 23.5)

, BMI, body fat percentage, and episodes per week of specified behaviour are expressed as means and 95% confidence interval in brackets. Occupation and motives to lose weight are expressed as proportion of participants.