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Table 3 Psychological factors affecting respondents eating habits among respondents (n = 132)

From: Social and psychological factors affecting eating habits among university students in a Malaysian medical school: a cross-sectional study

Psychological factors Yes n (%) No n (%)
Eat because of feeling lonely 64 (48.5) 68 (51.5)
Feel completely out of control when it comes to food 82 (62.1) 50 (37.9)
Eat so much until stomach hurts 71 (53.8) 61 (46.2)
Eat because of feeling upset or nervous 70 (53.0) 62 (47.0)
Eat because of feeling bored 78 (59.1) 54 (40.9)
Eat because of feeling happy 106 (80.3) 26 (19.7)