Table 3 : Correlations between Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) scores and each
alcohol-related consequence from the B-YAACQ in Study 1 and Study 2.


  Study 1 Study 2

Felt badly about myself 0.330** 0.167**
Had less energy 0.300** 0.194**
Said embarrassing things 0.188* 0.197**
Done impulsive things I regretted later 0.162* 0.168**
Had a hangover morning after 0.183* 0.252**
Not been able to remember large stretches of
the night
0.162* 0.239**
Gotten me into sexual situations I later regretted 0.176* 0.070
Created problems with BF/GF/Spouse parents or
other relatives
0.146* 0.068
Drinking on nights I hadn’t planned 0.040 0.171**
Missed class or work 0.069 0.202**
Found I needed larger amounts to get drunk 0.144 0.282**
Been overweight because of drinking 0.124 0.257**
Sick to stomach or thrown up 0.135 0.234**
Taken foolish risks when drinking 0.088 0.220**
Neglected obligations 0.063 0.063
Become rude or obnoxious 0.130 0.174**
Passed out 0.099 0.137*
Woken up somewhere unexpected 0.109 0.125*
Difficult to limit how much I drink -0.011 0.100
Harmed physical appearance 0.039 0.080
Felt I needed a drink before getting up -0.002 -0.092
Spent too much time drinking 0.085 0.057
Quality of work has suffered -0.015 0.033
Driven a car 0.028 -0.005

Note: *p<0.05, **p<0.01

Conner et al.Annals of Neuroscience and Psychology  2015 2: 7