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Table 1 Convergent and discriminant validity for dieting and non-dieting items (n = 450)

From: Predictors of dieting and non-dieting approaches among adults living in Australia

Items Non-dieting dependent variable Dieting dependent variable
Restricted calorie intake in the past month -.24** .71**
Changed eating to lose weight in the past month -.26** .74**
Changed eating to alter body shape in the past month -.23** .69**
Eaten healthily in the past month .55** .07
  1. * p < .05 (1-tailed), ** p < .01 (1-tailed)