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Table 1 Pre and post weight, BMI, and TEG category scores (Wilcoxon signed rank test).

From: Psychological factors that promote behavior modification by obese patients

  Pre Post   
  Mean SD Mean SD Z p value
Weight 83.89 21.00 77.74 18.07 7.72 < 0.01
BMI 33.80 6.85 31.45 6.12 7.65 < 0.01
Critical Parent score 9.78 4.01 10.39 4.08 1.69 0.09
Nurturing Parent score 14.60 4.17 14.46 4.31 0.44 0.66
Adult score 10.09 4.49 10.77 4.78 1.95 0.05
Free Child score 12.00 4.47 12.59 4.64 2.46 0.01
Adapted Child score 9.52 4.62 9.37 4.52 0.25 0.80
  1. The Wilcoxon signed rank test was used for comparisons of weight and psychological factors before and after intervention.
  2. The TEG scores from the first session (pre-TEG) were compared to those taken on completion (post-TEG) of the program in order to identify changes in these patients' psychological characteristics before and after intervention.