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Table 4 Differences across the six latent motivational profiles in psychological need satisfaction and exercise in both samples

From: Stirring the motivational soup: within-person latent profiles of motivation in exercise

Variables Profile 1 Profile 2 Profile 3 Profile 4 Profile 5 Profile 6
M (S.E.) M (S.E.) M (S.E.) M (S.E.) M (S.E.) M (S.E.)
Sample A
 Comp 13.89c (0.23) 17.17a (0.17) 16.83a (0.33) 17.55a (0.21) 13.31c (0.26) 14.93b (0.19)
 Auto 15.43bc (0.25) 17.73a (0.19) 17.53a (0.36) 17.99a (0.22) 14.90c (0.25) 15.92b (0.21)
 Rel 14.02c (0.34) 17.40a (0.25) 16.41a (0.46) 17.31a (0.33) 13.25c (0.32) 15.25b (0.25)
 Exercise 37.83c (1.50) 52.58a (2.54) 49.71ab (2.64) 49.99ab (2.02) 37.83c (2.39) 45.12b (1.54)
Sample B
 Comp 12.10d (0.39) 14.70b (0.53) 15.83ab (0.53) 17.05a (0.64) 13.31c (0.45) 10.15e (0.61)
 Aut 12.94d (0.41) 15.08b (0.60) 16.57ab (0.47) 17.97a (0.59) 14.39c (0.51) 11.51e (0.63)
 Rel 13.14b (0.50) 16.19a (0.47) 16.58a (0.65) 17.26a (1.24) 13.56b (0.65) 10.87c (0.69)
 Exercise 36.75b (2.51) 54.38a (4.29) 51.30ab (4.74) 58.22a (8.00) 41.27b (3.56) 26.62c (3.75)
  1. Note: Comp: Competence; Aut: Autonomy; Rel: Relatedness; Exercise: Total LTEQ score
  2. a,b,c,d,eValues in the same row that do not share a common subscript are significantly different at p < .05
  3. Description of profile labels: Sample A: Profile 1 = low motivation; Profile 2 = self-determined with high introjected regulation; Profile 3 = self-determined with low introjected regulation; Profile 4 = self-determined motivation; Profile 5 = introjected and identified regulation; Profile 6 = amotivated and controlled motivation; Sample B : Profile 1 = low motivation; Profile 2 = self-determined and high introjected regulation; Profile 3 = self-determined and low introjected; Profile 4 = self-determined motivation; Profile 5 = extrinsic motivation; Profile 6 = amotivated