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Table 5 Correlations between TESQ-E subscales and eating-related behaviors and dietary intake (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

TESQ-E Weight-related considerations Snacking habits Power of food Soft drink intake Fruit intake Vegetable intake Snack intake Breakfast frequency
Avoidance .24 -.24 -.13 -.20 .18 .13 -.32 .11
Controlling temptations .26 -.30 -.16 -.22 .24 .20 -.32 .15
Distraction .33 -.18 -.07 -.19 .21 .16 -.29 .09
Suppression .33 -.24 -.12 -.20 .23 .15 -.31 .07
Goal and rule setting .31 -.26 -.08 -.22 .38 .23 -.25 .12
Goal deliberation .41 -.19 -.06 -.20 .23 .16 -.26 .08
Addressing temptations directly .28 -.30 -.16 -.23 .23 .18 -.36 .14
Addressing meaning temptation .36 -.23 -.10 -.21 .24 .17 -.33 .08
Addressing the goal directly .40 -.25 -.07 -.24 .34 .21 -.28 .11
Self regulatory competence .39 -.29 -.12 -.25 .30 .21 -.36 .13
  1. Note. All p’s < .001.