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
Self-weighing
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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