Table 3

Factor loadings for lifestyle and weight control behaviors
Item Regularity of meals TV related viewing & eating Weight control strategies Eating away from home
Eat lunch .87
Eat dinner .81
Eat breakfast .70
Eat a snack while watching TV .78
Eat a meal while watching TV .76
Average daily hours of TV viewing .75
Eat after 7 p.m. .52
Write down amount and type of exercise .76
Write down calorie content of food .70
Plan meals to manage weight .48
Plan exercise to manage weight .47 −.35
Use meal replacements to manage weight .41
Eat food prepared at sit down restaurant .64
Eat food at work (provided by employer or other employee) .60
Purchase food at convenience store/gas station .50
Eat food prepared at fast food restaurant .44
Purchase food for a fundraiser .32

Only loadings above .3 are shown.

Fuglestad et al.

Fuglestad et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:79   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-79

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