Table 2

Multiple regression models of different sets of predictors on ADHD scores for the overall sample (left) and for ED subtype groups (centre and right)
Total ( N  = 191) AN ( n  = 43) BN + EDNOS + BD ( n  = 148)
Compensatory behaviours B p CI 95% B p CI 95% B p CI 95%
  Frequency of binge eating 0.27 .002 0.10 0.43 −0.74 .201 −1.90 0.42 0.23 .010 0.06 0.41
  Frequency of vomits −0.01 .863 −0.11 0.09 0.24 .057 −0.01 0.50 −0.05 .353 −0.16 0.06
  Frequency of laxatives 0.03 .432 −0.05 0.12 0.03 .755 −0.18 0.25 0.03 .567 −0.06 0.11
SCL-90-R subscale scores
  Somatization 0.24 .625 −0.72 1.20 1.74 .164 −0.75 4.22 −0.17 .757 −10.26 0.92
  Obsessive - compulsive 2.07 <.001 1.04 3.10 0.56 .620 −1.72 2.84 2.15 <.001 0.98 3.33
  Interpersonal sensitivity 0.49 .394 −0.64 1.62 1.55 .228 −1.02 4.11 0.00 .997 −1.31 1.30
  Depressive 0.29 .639 −0.92 1.50 0.13 .938 −3.15 3.40 0.34 .605 −0.97 1.66
  Anxiety −0.52 .392 −1.70 0.67 −0.01 .997 −3.69 3.68 −0.12 .857 −1.41 1.17
  Hostility 0.75 .040 0.03 1.46 −0.19 .823 −1.89 1.51 0.87 .039 0.04 1.70
  Phobic anxiety 0.23 .597 −0.63 1.10 −1.67 .113 −3.76 0.42 0.45 .354 −0.50 1.39
  Paranoid Ideation 0.04 .942 −0.98 1.05 −0.80 .434 −2.85 1.26 0.44 .475 −0.78 1.67
  Psychotic −0.69 .271 −1.91 0.54 1.00 .382 −1.30 3.31 −1.26 .082 −2.69 0.16
SCL-90-R total scores
  PST score 0.06 .203 −0.04 0.18 0.11 .202 −0.06 0.27 −0.04 .609 −0.21 0.12
  GSI score −0.31 .888 −4.7 4.05 −2.17 .586 −10.2 5.85 3.88 .236 −2.56 10.3
  PSDI score 2.42 .127 −0.70 5.54 3.25 .268 −2.61 9.11 −0.48 .841 −5.23 4.27
EDI-2 scores
  Drive for thinness 0.04 .476 −0.08 0.17 0.01 .954 −0.24 0.25 0.10 .230 −0.06 0.25
  Body dissatisfaction 0.05 .286 −0.04 0.14 0.00 .970 −0.25 0.24 0.03 .533 −0.07 0.14
  Interoceptive  awareness 0.16 .023 0.02 0.29 0.35 .052 0.00 0.71 0.14 .077 −0.02 0.29
  Bulimia 0.03 .585 −0.09 0.16 −0.37 .152 −0.90 0.15 0.04 .568 −0.10 0.18
  Interpersonal distrust −0.12 .171 −0.29 0.05 −0.24 .318 −0.71 0.24 −0.08 .395 −0.27 0.11
  Ineffectiveness 0.03 .653 −0.11 0.17 0.22 .375 −0.28 0.73 0.00 .984 −0.15 0.15
  Maturity fears 0.03 .581 −0.08 0.14 0.06 .689 −0.24 0.35 0.02 .723 −0.10 0.15
  Perfectionism −0.16 .029 −0.31 −0.02 −0.16 .393 −0.54 0.22 −0.14 .100 −0.31 0.03
  Impulse regulation 0.03 .662 −0.10 0.16 −0.12 .504 −0.47 0.24 0.10 .213 −0.06 0.25
  Asceticism −0.04 .695 −0.25 0.17 −0.03 .938 −0.82 0.76 −0.08 .456 −0.31 0.14
  Social insecurity 0.18 .067 −0.01 0.37 0.15 .649 −0.50 0.79 0.14 .188 −0.07 0.35
EDI-2 total 0.04 <.001 0.03 0.05 0.04 .004 0.01 0.06 0.04 <.001 0.03 0.05

In bold, significant coefficients. Results adjusted by covariates age and BMI.

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

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