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Table 2 Mediation models summary: DERS as independent (X), SASB as mediator (M), and five different ED-related measures as dependent variables (outcomes; Y)

From: Emotion dysregulation, self-image and eating disorder symptoms in University Women

Outcome variable Total effect (c) SE p Direct effect (c’) SE p Indirect effect (ab) SE 95 % CIs
EDE-Q Global score (EDE-Q) .810 .128 <.001 .253 .188 .180 .558 .127 .312 to .807
Objective binge eating episodes (OBE) 1.082 .278 <.001 .252 .400 .529 .840 .291 .315 to 1.448
Subjective binge eating episodes (SBE) .822 .252 .001 .166 .362 .646 .659 .282 .141 to 1.259
Regular excessive exercise (Reg. EE) .117 .275 .670 .007 .396 .985 .109 .260 −.391 to .626
Any excessive exercise (Any EE) .343 .225 .128 .248 .323 .444 .095 .228 −.342 to .563
  1. All coefficients are unstandardized and expressed in the metric of the outcome variable
  2. CIs = bias-corrected bootstrapped confidence intervals based on 10000 bootstrap samples