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Table 4 Means (M), standard deviations (SD) and correlations between the TESQ-E subscales (Study 2, n = 11,392)

From: Assessing self-regulation strategies: development and validation of the tempest self-regulation questionnaire for eating (TESQ-E) in adolescents

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Avoidance (1) - .62* .55 .60 .49 .53 .90 .63 .56 .77
Controlling temptations (2)    .59 .60 .61 .60 .90 .65 .67 .82
Distraction (3)     .68 .61 .63 .63 .92 .69 .82
Suppression (4)      .64 .64 .67 .92 .70 .84
Goal and rule setting (5)       .63 .61 .68 .90 .82
Goal deliberation (6)        .63 .69 .90 .83
Addressing temptations directly (7)         .71 .69 .88
Addressing meaning of temptation (8)          .76 .91
Addressing the goal directly (9)           .91
Self regulatory competence (10)           
M 2.24 2.49 2.36 2.25 2.44 2.57 2.36 2.30 2.50 2.39
SD 0.96 0.97 0.93 0.93 1.02 1.03 0.87 0.85 0.93 0.80
Cronbach’s alpha study 2 .73 .74 .75 .77 .76 .78 .83 .85 .85 .93
Cronbach’s alpha study 3 .63 .63 .78 .75 .73 .70 .75 .86 .82 .92
Cronbach’s alpha study 4 .74 .75 .69 .78 .78 .84 .83 .83 .89 .94
  1. Note. *All p’s < .001.