Table 3: Frequency distribution of participants by BMI group and self-reported variables.

VariableClass IIINon-Class III 𝜒 2 df 𝑃 value

Hours of TV viewing on weekends3.8420.14
 Category 1
   (0–4 hours)
9% (1/11)33.3% (6/18)
 Category 2
    (5–10 hours)
36% (4/11)44.5% (8/18)
 Category 3
    (11+ hours)
55% (6/11)22.2% (4/18)

Number of physical activities liked (no participation necessary)14.4520.0007
 Category 1
   (listed 1)
9% (1/11)0% (0/18)
 Category 2
   (listed 2)
27% (3/11)94% (17/18)
 Category 3
    (listed > 2)
64% (7/11)6% (1/18)

Self-report of how physical active each day11.1820.0037
 Category 1
    (not at all)
9% (1/11)16.5% (3/18)
 Category 2
   (<2 hours/day)
18% (2/11)83% (15/18)
 Category 3
   (>2 hours/day)
73% (8/11)16.5% (3/18)

CHIEF work, how frequently were other attitudes a barrier to working4.9420.08
 Category 1
    (infrequent, small problem)
82% (9/11)44% (8/18)
 Category 2
    (more frequent or larger problem)
0% (0/11)28% (5/18)
 Category 3
    (more frequent or larger problem)
18% (2/11)28% (5/18)

WALI-Q - number of comorbid medical conditions reported3.9920.13
 Category 1
   (listed 0)
9% (1/11)44% (8/18)
 Category 2
   (listed 1)
27% (3/11)17% (3/18)
 Category 3
   (listed > 1)
64% (7/11)39% (7/18)

Number of physical activities engaged in weekly4.8720.09
 Category 1
   (none)
64% (7/11)28% (5/18)
 Category 2
   (1)
27% (3/11)28% (5/18)
 Category 3
    (more than 1)
9% (1/11)44% (8/18)