Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of the sample
TOTAL ( N  = 191) AN ( n  = 43) BN ( n  = 95) EDNOS ( n  = 29) BED ( n  = 24) p
Age (yrs.) 28.3 (9.51) 25.7 (9.8) 28.6 (8.4) 26.4 (10.3) 34.1 (9.9) .003
Onset (yrs.) 20.2 (7.75) 18.6 (6.9) 20.1 (7.3) 20.0 (6.8) 23.9 (11.3) .136
Duration (yrs.) 7.5 (6.55) 5.5 (5.6) 8.4 (6.5) 5.5 (5.8) 8.9 (8.1) .048
Num. previous treatments 0.40 (0.81) 0.31 (0.6) 0.38 (0.85) 0.77 (1.1) 0.14 (0.35) .043
Menstruation (yrs.) 12.3 (1.79) 12.1 (1.7) 12.4 (1.9) 12.5 (1.6) 12.3 (1.9) .747
Body mass index 23.6 (7.39) 17.2 (1.4) 24.3 (6.6) 21.5 (2.1) 35.8 (5.0) .000

Mean (standard deviation). ANanorexia, BNbulimia, EDNOSeating disorder not otherwise specified, BEDbinge eating disorder.

Fernández-Aranda et al.

Fernández-Aranda et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:166   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-166

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