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Table 5 Final Multivariate Model of DEAP Items Associated with Functionality

From: Construct validity of the Dining Environment Audit Protocol: a secondary data analysis of the Making Most of Mealtimes (M3) study

Variable Name Parameter Estimate F Value P-Value
Number of chairs 0.03 5.1 0.03
Furniture with rounded edges −0.42 4.76 0.03
Obstacles/clutter   18.27 <0.0001
 Some vs. None −0.92
 Several vs. None −2.06
Adequate lighting   4.93 0.01
 Reasonable vs. Poor 0.85
 Plenty vs Poor 1.32
  1. Used backwards regression to determine final model using p < 0.05