Journal of Obesity / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Eating and Psychological Profiles of Women with Higher Depressive Symptoms Who Are Trying to Lose Weight

Table 1

Differences between groups for age-, weight, and eating-related variables.

VariablesLower depressive SX ( 𝑛 = 2 1 )Higher depressive SX ( 𝑛 = 2 4 )Anova MANOVA 𝑃
𝑀 (ET) 𝑀 (ET)

Baseline BMI31.05 (4.79)30.16 (4.93) 𝐹 ( 1 , 4 3 ) = 0 . 3 7 0.548
Agea41.56 (8.82)35.50 (9.38) 𝐹 ( 1 , 4 3 ) = 4 . 0 7 0.050
Age of first weight concernsa20.56 (7.85)14.45 (6.14) 𝐹 ( 1 , 4 0 ) = 7 . 2 5 0.011
Age of first weight-loss attemptsa24.69 (9.23)17.59 (6.06) 𝐹 ( 1 , 3 8 ) = 8 . 2 0 0.007
2-month weight loss    
 (in %)2.74 (2.43)1.13 (1.66) 𝐹 ( 1 , 3 4 ) = 5 . 4 1 0.026
 (in pounds)5.05 (5.01)1.93 (3.00)
Number of previous weight-loss attempts5.41 (4.77)8.04 (10.43) 𝐹 ( 1 , 3 8 ) = 0 . 7 9 0.380
TFEQ-Restraintb10.19 (3.23)9.67 (4.87) 𝐹 ( 1 , 4 3 ) = 0 . 1 8 0.678
TFEQ-Disinhibitionb8.10 (3.49)11.21 (2.75) 𝐹 ( 1 , 4 3 ) = 1 1 . 1 7 0.002*
TFEQ-Hungerb3.52 (3.08)8.58 (3.54) 𝐹 ( 1 , 4 3 ) = 2 5 . 8 4 <0.001*

* 𝑃 < 0 . 0 0 5 (Bonferroni correction); aMANOVA 1; bMANOVA 2.

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