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Table 1 Mediation Model using Hierarchical Regression Analyses to Predict Adolescents' Body Satisfaction at age 16 with Fathers' Encouragement for Physical Activity and Adolescents' Leisure-time Physical Activity, Adjusting for Adolescents' Body Mass Index at age 15

From: Adolescent body satisfaction: the role of perceived parental encouragement for physical activity

Variable Fchange Df R2 change β 1 β 2
Step 1: Predicting Age 16 Adolescents' Body Satisfaction with Fathers' Encouragement for Physical Activity Measured at Age 15
Block 1 6.54** 326 0.02   
   BMI     -0.14** -0.14**
Block 2 3.82* 325 0.01   
   Father encouragement PA      0.11*
Step 2: Predicting Age 15 Adolescents' Leisure-time Exercise Behavior with Fathers' Encouragement for Physical Activity Measured at Age 15
Block 1 0.36 309 0.01   
   BMI     0.03 0.03
Block 2 8.65** 308 0.03   
   Father encouragement PA      0.17**
Step 3: Predicting Age 16 Adolescent Body Satisfaction with Adolescent Leisure-time Exercise Behavior Measured at Age 15
Block 1 5.61* 308 0.02   
   BMI     -0.13* -0.14**
Block 2 6.15** 307 0.02   
   LTEQ      0.14**
Step 4: Predicting Age 16 Adolescent Body Satisfaction with Fathers' Encouragement for Physical Activity and Adolescent Leisure-time Exercise Behavior Measured at Age 15
Block 1 6.59** 300 0.02   
   BMI     -0.15** -0.15**
Block 2 4.18* 298 0.03   
   Father encouragement PA      0.08
   LTEQ      0.13*
  1. Note1-2 = standardized regression coefficients; Df = degrees of freedom. *p < .05; **p < .01; Abbreviations. BMI = body mass index; LTEQ = Leisure-Time Exercise Questionnaire