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Table 2 Significant predictors of therapeutic alliance determined through stepwise regression

From: Predictors of therapeutic alliance in two treatments for adults with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa

Stepwise regression variable ∆R2 F B SE Β p
Early Treatment Alliance Model
 Baseline Rating of Anticipated Treatment Success .45 8.97 2.83 0.94 .67 .01
Mid Treatment Alliance Model
 Baseline Rating of Anticipated Treatment Success .64 12.68 2.86 0.80 .80 .009
Late Treatment Alliance Model
 Baseline Rating of Anticipated Treatment Success .44 7.09 5.27 1.98 .66 .03
  1. Note. Variables excluded for early treatment alliance model: number of previous specialist eating disorder interventions, baseline motivation score, duration of illness, age, baseline Body Mass Index (BMI), rating of treatment suitability, and baseline eating disorder severity (ps > .68); variables excluded for mid and end of treatment alliance models: early treatment rating of therapeutic alliance, number of previous specialist eating disorder interventions, baseline motivation score, duration of illness, age, baseline BMI, rating of treatment suitability, and baseline eating disorder severity (ps > .57)