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Table 4 Relationship between psychological traits and the 3 eating behavioural phenotypes

From: ADIPOQ gene is linked to emotional eating behaviour in young Nigerian adults independent of psychological traits

DV = cognitive restraint DV = emotional eating DV = uncontrolled eating
IV β p IV β p IV β p
Age − 0.02 0.91 Age 0.09 0.39 Age 0.20 0.40
BMI 0.18 0.08 BMI − 0.02 0.79 BMI − 0.18 0.16
Gender − 0.67 0.59 Gender − 0.81 0.24 Gender − 4.11 0.01
Stress 0.34 0.08 Stress 0.18 0.10 Stress 0.07 0.76
Anxiety − 0.19 0.28 Anxiety 0.03 0.74 Anxiety 0.33 0.12
Depression − 0.07 0.69 Depression 0.03 0.73 Depression 0.08 0.71
  1. Statistics: Tables report General Linear Models of eating behavioural traits by psychological factors
  2. DV dependent variable, IV independent variable, BMI body mass index, β beta-coefficient