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Table 4 Multivariable analysis in the total sample

From: Association between eating behavior and quarantine/confinement stressors during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak

Variable Unstandardized Beta Standardized Beta P 95% Confidence Interval
Model 1: Linear regression variable taking the ‘EDE-Restraint subscale’ as the dependent variable and the sociodemographic, quarantine/confinement stressors, anger and anxiety as the independent variables.
Physical exercise during quarantine/confinement 1.04 0.32 < 0.001 0.74 1.35
Fear of COVID-19 scale 0.02 0.16 0.001 0.01 0.04
BMI (kg/m2) 0.05 0.15 0.002 0.02 0.09
Variables entered in the models: Age, gender, marital status, education level, BMI, fear of COVID-19 scale, short boredom proneness scale, anxiety scale, anger scale, financial difficulty due to the quarantine/confinement and physical exercise during quarantine/confinement.
Model 2: Linear regression variable taking the ‘EDE- Eating Concern subscale’ as the dependent variable and the sociodemographic, quarantine/confinement stressors, anger and anxiety as the independent variables.
Anxiety 0.04 0.28 < 0.001 0.03 0.06
Gender (malea vs. female) 0.52 0.21 < 0.001 0.30 0.74
BMI (kg/m2) 0.06 0.25 < 0.001 0.04 0.09
Physical exercise during quarantine/confinement 0.43 0.17 < 0.001 0.20 0.65
Constant sense of insecurity for oneself and loved ones 0.41 0.16 0.001 0.18 0.65
Variables entered in the models: Age, gender, marital status, education level, BMI, fear of COVID-19 scale, short boredom proneness scale, anxiety scale, anger scale, constant sense of insecurity for themselves and loved ones, financial difficulty due to the quarantine/confinement and physical exercise during quarantine/confinement.
Model 3: Linear regression variable taking the ‘EDE- Shape Concern subscale’ as the dependent variable and the sociodemographic, quarantine/confinement stressors, anger and anxiety as the independent variables.
Anxiety 0.05 0.23 < 0.001 0.03 0.07
BMI (kg/m2) 0.14 0.39 < 0.001 0.11 0.18
Gender (malea vs. female) 0.63 0.19 < 0.001 0.35 0.91
Fear of COVID-19 scale 0.03 0.20 < 0.001 0.02 0.05
Age −0.02 − 0.16 0.001 − 0.04 − 0.01
Physical exercise during quarantine/confinement 0.50 0.15 0.001 0.21 0.79
Presence of physical contact with friends −0.46 − 0.13 0.002 − 0.76 − 0.16
Number of adults living in the quarantine/confinement 0.13 0.10 0.019 0.02 0.23
University education level −0.55 − 0.09 0.046 −1.08 − 0.01
Variables entered in the models: Age, gender, marital status, education level, BMI, length of quarantine/confinement in days, number of adults living in the quarantine/confinement, fear of COVID-19 scale, short boredom proneness scale, anxiety scale, anger scale, constant sense of insecurity for themselves and loved ones, financial difficulty due to the quarantine/confinement, difficulty buying the desired food and products, presence of physical contact with friends and physical exercise during quarantine/confinement.
Model 4: Linear regression variable taking the ‘EDE- Weight Concern subscale’ as the dependent variable and the sociodemographic quarantine/confinement stressors, anger and anxiety as the independent variables.
Anxiety 0.03 0.19 < 0.001 0.01 0.05
BMI (Kg/m2) 0.14 0.41 < 0.001 0.11 0.17
Gender (malea vs. female) 0.63 0.20 < 0.001 0.37 0.89
Physical exercise during quarantine/confinement 0.61 0.19 < 0.001 0.35 0.88
Short Boredom Proneness scale 0.02 0.15 0.002 0.008 0.03
Number of adults living in the quarantine/confinement 0.17 0.15 < 0.001 0.07 0.27
Presence of physical contact with friends −0.46 − 0.14 0.001 − 0.73 − 0.19
Fear of COVID-19 scale 0.02 0.12 0.008 0.005 0.03
  1. Variables entered in the models: Age, gender, marital status, education level, BMI, length of quarantine/confinement in days, number of adults living in the quarantine/confinement, fear of COVID-19 scale, short boredom proneness scale, anxiety scale, anger scale, constant sense of insecurity for themselves and loved ones, financial difficulty due to the quarantine/confinement, difficulty buying the desired food and products, presence of physical contact with friends and physical exercise during quarantine/confinement.
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