Skip to main content

Table 1 Differences in demographic, baseline, manipulation check variables between conditions

From: What happens when you compare yourself to a model eating a cheeseburger? An experiment testing the impact of models promoting calorie-dense foods on beliefs about weight maintenance, body satisfaction, and purchase intent

  Models (n = 83) No Models (n = 85)  
Variables Mean ± SD Mean ± SD F p ηp2
# Products Recalled 9.1 ± 3.5 9.4 ± 3.2 0.25 .62 .00
Total Media Exposure 6.4 ± 3.7 6.4 ± 3.1 0.01 .94 .00
Age 19.9 ± 3.3 19.8 ± 1.8 0.21 .65 .00
Body Mass Index 22.5 ± 3.0 23.5 ± 5.0 2.65 .11 .02
Pre-Body Satisfaction 5.7 ± 2.5 5.6 ± 2.4 0.06 .80 .00
  % % X2 p  
Gender    0.01 .92  
 Female 58 (69.9) 60 (70.6)    
 Male 25 (30.1) 25 (29.4)    
Race    0.14 .99  
 White 70 (84.3) 70 (82.4)    
 Black 5 (6.0) 6 (7.1)    
 Asian 6 (7.2) 7 (8.2)    
 Other, More than one race 2 (2.4) 2 (2.4)    
Ethnicity    0.18 .68  
 Hispanic 4 (4.8) 3 (3.5)    
 Non-Hispanic 79 (95.2) 82 (96.5)