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Table 3 Correlations between the disordered eating behaviors (DEBs) and biopsychosocial factors among schizophrenic patients with DEBs (i.e., earning a 26-item Eating Attitude Test score of ≥ 20; n = 64)

From: Biopsychosocial factors associated with disordered eating behaviors in schizophrenia

Explanatory variables 1 2 3
Age 0.20
Gender 0.15
Marital status 0.23
Residence − 0.11
Educational level − 0.17
Psychosocial rehabilitation 0.40**
Duration of psychosis − 0.59***
The phases of schizophrenia − 0.14
Category of antipsychotic medications 0.67***
Anxiety 0.54***
Depression 0.48***
Severity of psychosis 0.53***
Tobacco smoking 0.51***
Type 2 diabetes 0.59***
  1. 1Point-biserial correlation coefficient
  2. 2Pearson correlation coefficient
  3. 3Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient
  4. p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001
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