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Table 1 Descriptive results for study population, demographics, personality traits, eating behaviors, dietary intake, weight gain and neonatal birth weight (n = 360)

From: A longitudinal study on the relationship between mother’s personality trait and eating behaviors, food intake, maternal weight gain during pregnancy and neonatal birth weight

Variables Mean ± SD
Age (year) 28.46 ± 5.14
Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 25.33 ± 3.7
Personality traits (score)
 Neuroticism 33.6 ± 6.16
 Extraversion 40.5 ± 4.35
 Openness 36.16 ± 3.37
 Agreeableness 41.5 ± 3.48
 Conscientiousness 41.15 ± 2.84
Eating behavior (score)
 Restrained eating 2.40 ± 0.5
 Emotional eating 2.44 ± 0.5
 External eating 2.33 ± 0.52
Dietary food (serving/day)
 Grains 12 ± 3.6
 Dairy products 5.13 ± 1.95
 Proteins 4.04 ± 1.68
 Fruits 3.45 ± 1.09
 Vegetables 2.09 ± 0.95
Total weight gain (kg) 12.7 ± 3.2
Second half of pregnancy weight gain (kg) 11.28 ± 3.27
Birth weight (kg) 3.1 ± 0.47