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Table 2 Correlations (Spearman’s rho (r s )) of dependent variables with year 4 and year 5 global eating disorder examination questionnaire scores

From: Exploring relationships over time between psychological distress, perceived stress, life events and immature defense style on disordered eating pathology

  Yr 4 EDE-Q global Yr 4 Perceived Stress Scale Yr 4 DSQ Immature Yr 4 K-10 Yr4 Total Life Events
Yr 4 EDE-Q global      
   rs 1     
   N 348     
Yr 4 PSS      
   rs 0.334*** 1    
   N 337 360    
Yr 4 DSQ immature      
   rs 0.232*** 0.418*** 1   
   N 328 339 348   
Yr 4 K-10      
   rs 0.372*** 0.710*** 0.455*** 1  
   N 344 352 342 362  
Yr 4 Total Life Events (n)      
   rs 0.184** 0.358*** 0.107 0.375*** 1
   N 325 338 326 339 348
Yr 5 EDE-Q global      
rs 0.745*** 0.363*** 0.245*** 0.403*** 0.151*
  278 283 277 287 277
  1. EDE-Q = Eating Disorder Examination- Questionnaire, K-10 = Kessler-10 Psychological Distress Scale, DSQ = Defense Style Questionnaire, PSS = Perceived Stress Scale, *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.