Table 2

Logistic random intercept model results for age and gender effects on binge eating and compensatory behaviours groups

Variables

Binging without CB

Binging with CB

Purging

Non-purging


OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)


Age

0.89(0.86-0.93)***

0.91(0.85-0.98)*

0.91(0.84-0.98)*

0.86(0.84-0.89)***

Gender

1.01(0.73-1.41)

1.24(0.69-2.21)

3.51(1.35-9.11)*

1.17(0.88-1.55)


*p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001; OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, CB compensatory behaviours

Abebe et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-32

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