Table 2

Correlates of GPA in first year university students (t-values, β-values and Adjusted R2, n = 74)
Correlates t β Adj R2
Univariate
Gender (0 = male; 1 = female) 3.1** 0.344 0.106
GPA last year secondary school (n = 42) 2.8** 0.401 0.140
Weight change -3.1** -0.340 0.103
BMI change -2.4* -0.273 0.062
WC change -3.7*** -0.396 0.145
Gaming on weekdays -2.2* -0.251 0.050
Computer activities on weekend days -1.7^ -0.195 0.024
Dieting status (0 = not currently dieting; 1 = currently dieting) -2.4* -0.273 0.062
Eating at student restaurant -2.3* -0.262 0.055
Soda consumption -2.7** -0.307 0.082
French fries consumption -2.9** -0.328 0.095
Frequency of alcohol use -2.3* -0.262 0.056
Multivariate
Gender (0 = male; 1 = female) 1.3 0.164
WC change -1.0 -0.122
Gaming on weekdays -0.8 -0.096
Dieting status -2.1* -0.212
Eating at student restaurant -1.9^ -0.224
Soda consumption -2.0^ -0.227
French fries consumption -0.3 -0.041
Frequency of alcohol use -2.1* -0.218
Adj R2 = 0.30

α = 0.05, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001, ^ = trend towards significance (p < 0.1).

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Deliens et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:162   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-162

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