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Table 3 Descriptive data from the log books per level of changes in self-regulatory skills, automaticity and weight over 3 months (Only 10TT participants)

From: The role of self-regulatory skills and automaticity on the effectiveness of a brief weight loss habit-based intervention: secondary analysis of the 10 top tips randomised trial

Changes over 3 months All 10TT participantsa 10TT participants that returned the Log booksb Used self-monitoring sheets Recorded weight Made plans N° times tips were managed ≥5 d/w Tips managed per week
  N M (SD) % (N) M (SD) Total % (N) N° weeks MED Total % (N) N° weeks MED Total % (N) N° weeks MED MED MED
Self-regulation
 Per percentilec
   < 75 130 .03 (.22) 38.4 (50) −.01 (.21) 100 (50) 13 90.0 (45) 13 92.0 (46) 10 76.5 5.5
   ≥ 75 53 .68 (.27) 35.3 (24) .67 (.24) 100 (24) 14 91.6 (22) 13 95.8 (23) 10 92.0 6.5
Automaticity
 Per percentilec
   < 75 122 .24 (.59) 38.5 (47) .26 (.47) 95.7 (45) 13 91.5 (43) 13 93.6 (44) 10 70.0 5.5
   ≥ 75 58 1.54 (.59) 44.8 (26) 1.69 (.74) 100 (26) 14 88.5 (23) 13 92.3 (24) 11 97.5 7.5
Weight
 Per percentilec
   < 75 144 −.12 (1.7) 35.4 (51) −.42 (1.5) 96.1 (49) 13 86.3 (44) 12 92.2 (47) 9 67.0 5.5
   ≥ 75 56 −5.7 (2.7) 44.6 (25) −5.7 (3.5) 100 (25) 15 96.0 (24) 15 96.0 (24) 10 90.0 6.5
  1. 3 months was equivalent to 15 weeks
  2. M mean, SD Standard deviation, MED Median
  3. aAll 10TT participants with data for the outcome
  4. bAll 10TT participants who sent the log books back and had data for the outcomes
  5. cChanges to the outcome over 3 months categorised according to the percentile, that is - <75 = medium to low changes and ≥75 = greater changes