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Table 5 Linear regressions analysis of weight change over 10 years according to changes in SSB, energy intake and physical activity

From: Assessment of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and weight change: a prospective cohort study

Independent variables β-coefficients Standard error 95% CI P-value
Lower bound Upper bound
Constant 10.840 2.635 5.664 16.016 <0.001
Weight 2002 (kg) 0.957 0.022 0.914 0.999 <0.001
Physical activity level 2002a −0.945 1.038 −2.984 1.093 0.363
Physical activity level residualsa −1.801 1.063 −3.890 0.288 0.091
Log SSB 2002 (ml/day) 0.220 0.198 −0.169 0.609 0.267
SSB residuals (ml/d) 0.002 0.001 −0.001 0.005 0.130
Energy 2002 (unit 40 kcal /day) 0.014 0.014 −0.013 0.041 0.322
Energy residuals (unit 40 kcal/day) 0.029 0.016 −0.002 0.059 0.068
  1. SSB sugar sweetened beverages
  2. Model including all variables in Table plus age and gender
  3. aPhysical activity level was estimated using the Flemish Physical Activity Questionnaire [9]