Table 4

Tukey-Kramer post hoc comparisons of the groups of binge eating and compensatory behaviours1

Variables

BEO v. BE-CB

BEO v. P-CB

BEO vs. NP-CB

BEO v. NoS

BE-CB v. P-CB

BE-CB v. NP-CB

BE-CB v. NoS

P-CB v. NP-CB

P-CB v. NoS

NP-CB v. NoS


BMI

1.81

0.90

5.67**

2.48

0.33

1.41

0.80

1.39

0.15

4.96**

Appearance satisfaction

4.68**

11.85**

5.57**

1.54

7.31**

1.54

5.73**

9.59**

12.75**

8.77**

Anxiety symptoms

5.48**

12.15**

4.02*

0.53

7.18**

3.20

6.12**

10.51**

12.75**

5.76**

Depressive symptoms

6.65**

12.19**

5.26**

0.40

6.40**

3.67

6.92**

10.06**

12.77**

6.41**

Self-worth

4.26*

1.25

2.29

0.73

1.56

2.95

4.91**

0.31

1.53

3.72

Alcohol consumption

1.63

5.27**

4.89**

4.87**

3.52

1.11

0.46

3.29

3.93*

1.59

EAT-12

16.07**

28.53**

25.33**

0.39

14.65**

1.79

17.07**

18.29**

29.41**

32.66**

BITE-30

6.26**

19.94**

17.14**

3.07

13.31**

3.35

5.32**

13.06**

19.67**

19.31**

Relationship to parents:

Overprotection

0.93

1.73

1.22

0.08

2.05

1.57

1.02

1.24

1.76

1.48

Care

0.16

6.03**

0.22

0.37

5.23**

0.28

0.32

5.89**

6.11**

0.05

Instability of self-concept

4.49*

7.20**

6.36**

2.87

3.40

0.97

5.96**

4.65**

8.25**

10.70**

Social support

0.99

0.44

0.88

0.62

0.99

0.51

1.32

0.78

0.27

1.72

Loneliness

2.43

5.41**

1.68

2.16

3.12

1.47

1.68

4.71**

4.95**

0.19


*Significant differences among groups at p < .05

**Significant differences between groups at p < .01

1Tukey-Kramer test values were derived from the analysis of covariance in Table 3

BMI body mass index, EAT-12 Eating Attitude Test, BITE Bulimic Investigatory Test, Edinburgh, BEO binge eating only (without CB), BE-CB binge eating combined with any of compensatory behaviour, P-CB purging behaviours, NP-CB non-purging behaviours; NoS - participants who did not report any binge eating and or behaviours

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

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