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Table 4 Correlation between change in selected outcomes and Support Book engagement

From: Associations between program outcomes and adherence to Social Cognitive Theory tasks: process evaluation of the SHED-IT community weight loss trial for men

  Goals SMART goals Exercise goals Nutrition goals Rewards Social support strategies Weight record Pedometer record Exercise diary entries Food diary entries
Weight (kg) −0.47*** −0.49*** −0.47*** −0.47*** −0.33** −0.44** −0.51*** −0.36** −0.47*** −0.46***
Waist Circumference (cm) −0.54*** −0.54*** −0.55*** −0.50*** −0.38** −0.38** −0.46*** −0.36** −0.48*** −0.46***
Fat Mass (kg) −0.42*** −0.46*** −0.42** −0.42*** −0.27* −0.32** −0.45*** −0.39** −0.46*** −0.45***
Energy (kJ) 0.09 0.04 0.10 0.06 0.08 0.10 −0.09 −0.16 −0.02 −0.11
Total Fat (%) −0.04 −0.26* −0.25* −0.25* −0.16 −0.10 −0.19 −0.13 −0.35** −0.34**
SFA (%) −0.16 −0.21 −0.17 −0.16 −0.10 −0.12 −0.17 −0.17 −0.22 −0.26*
Pedometer Steps (steps/day) 0.02 −0.03 0.00 0.03 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.20 0.10 0.20
  1. Quality social support strategies defined as engaging a person other than themselves in a supportive activity. kJ – kilojoule; SFA – saturated fat. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.