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Table 2 Weight-related eating behaviors index (WRBI) scoring system and frequencies of responses

From: Weight-related behaviors and weight loss maintenance: a cross-sectional study in Cyprus

  Score (0/1) Maintainers (%) Regainers (%) P value
Eating out frequency
 rarely/never 1 60 45.5 0.058
 1–3 times per month
 3–6 per week 0 40 54.5
 daily
 more than twice a day
Eating with others frequency
 rarely/never 0 71.3 62.1 0.203
 1–3 times per month
 3–6 per week
 daily 1 28.7 37.9
 more than twice a day
Eating breakfast frequency
 rarely/never 0 38.3 45.5 0.343
 1–3 times per month
 3–6 per week
 daily 1 61.7 54.5
Eating episodes per day
 1–3 eating episodes 0 74.8 90.9 0.008
 4–5 eating episodes
 ≥ 6 eating episodes 1 25.2 9.1
Main meals per day
 1 0 34.8 42.4 0.307
 2
 3 1 65.2 57.6
Eating rate
 very fast 0 38.3 47 0.252
 fast
 medium 1 61.7 53
 slow
 very slow
Time spent on food preparation
 ≥ 1 h 1 87.8 83.3 0.399
 < 1 h 0 12.2 16.7
Responsible for food preparation
 mostly you 1 60.9 60.6 0.972
 mostly others 0 39.1 39.4
Eating home cooked meals frequency
 almost never 0 47.8 69.7 0.004
 sometimes
 often
 almost always 1 52.2 30.3
Weighing frequency
 daily 1 50.4 36.6 0.063
 2–6 times per week
 weekly
 1–3 times per month 0 49.6 63.4
 a few times per year or never
WRBI Max Total Score   5 (3–7) 4 (1–6) 0.022
  1. Values are presented as median (IQR) or relative frequencies. Statistically significant results are denoted in bold