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Table 3 Description of psychosocial characteristics of children and adolescents (n = 74) after one year of treatment (T12)

From: The association of self-regulation with weight loss maintenance after an intensive combined lifestyle intervention for children and adolescents with severe obesity

  T12
General self-efficacy 3.05 (0.62)
Self-worth 46.2a
Autonomous motivation 2.51 (1.37)b
Interaction between child and parent evaluated by parent
 Conflict resolution 45.3 (6.0)b
 Acceptance 35.1 (4.2)b
Social competences 7.22 (2.12)
Social problems 2.80 (2.93)
Parental feeding style
 Emotional feeding 1.42 (0.62)
 Instrumental feeding 1.32 (0.53)
 Prompting/encouragement to eat 3.11 (0.79)
 Control over eating 3.38 (0.67)
Affect of the parent 12.3 (11.5)b
Perception of peer body size 3.74 (0.85)
Outcome expectations 1.94 (1.07)b
  1. Data are mean (SD), SD standard deviation
  2. a Percentage of children and adolescents with high self-worth
  3. b Data collected at T0