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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Females’ responses to questions about dressing and eating habits during PSC

From: Influence of perceived stress on dressing and eating behaviors of Chinese female university students residing in the United States

Question Yesa Noa
Change in appearance to relieve stress 69.8%; n = 90 29.5%; n = 38
Trying to look better 76.7%; n = 99 22.5%; n = 29
Dresses formally (heels, suits, etc.) 61.2%; n = 79 38.0%; n = 49
Dresses fashionably 56.6%; n = 73 41.9%; n = 54
Dresses casually (t-shirts, jeans, etc.) 78.3%; n = 101 20.9%; n = 127
Less time than ordinary getting dressed 59.7%; n = 77 38.0%; n = 49
Less time enhances appearance 57.4%; n = 74 40.3%; n = 52
Change in appetite 68.2%; n = 88 30.2%; n = 39
Eats to relieve stress 80.6%; n = 104 18.6%; n = 24
Makes healthy eating choices 75.2%; n = 97 24.0%; n = 31
Less time than ordinary preparing food 57.4%; n = 74 40.3%; n = 52
  1. aFrom a pool of 129, some participants did not respond to all questions