Hazard ratios for all cause mortality by weight loss intent and actual weight loss

Stratification groupsAdjusted hazard ratio (95% CI)*
*Hazard ratios were derived from Cox proportional hazards models and adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, education, smoking, health status, healthcare utilisation, and initial body mass index. Reference group was participants not trying to lose weight and reporting no weight change.
†Not significant.
Intention to lose weight and no actual weight change0.80 (0.65 to 0.99)
Intentional weight loss0.76 (0.60 to 0.97)
Intention to lose weight and actual weight gain0.94 (0.65 to 1.37)†
Unintentional weight loss1.31 (1.01 to 1.70)