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Table 1 Baseline Measures.

From: The effect of a motivational intervention on weight loss is moderated by level of baseline controlled motivation

  Standard
Mean (SD)
Motivation-enhanced
Mean (SD)
p-value
Age 47.9 (10.8) 49.5 (10.4) 0.51
Race 90% Caucasian 93% Caucasian 0.43
Education 68% College Graduate or Greater 85% College Graduate or Greater 0.06
Weight (kg) 84.2 (12.1) 84.3 (12.3) 0.97
Waist Circumference (cm) 96.5 (9.5) 97.3 (10.6) 0.73
BMI (kg/m2) 32.1 (3.6) 31.9 (3.9) 0.86
Percentage
Body Fat
43.9 (5.1) % 44.6 (4.5) % 0.53
Weight Loss Self-efficacy (WEL-Q) 115.1 (26.2) 117.2 (26.8) 0.72
Physical Activity Self-efficacy 13.7 (3.4) 12.7 (3.0) 0.17
Autonomous Motivation (TSRQ) 6.1 (0.6) 6.1 (0.6) 0.76
Controlled Motivation (TSRQ) 2.6 (1.0) 2.4 (1.0) 0.46
Social Support 70.6 (16.0) 67.8 (15.3) 0.42
Depression (CES-D) 7.4 (5.6) 9.0 (8.2) 0.31
Physical Activity
(kcal/week)
1008 (1026) 972 (894) 0.87
Energy Intake
(kcal/day)
1872 (821) 1856 (598) 0.92
  1. N = 80; participants did not differ on any baseline measure.