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Table 2 Baseline participant characteristics with ROM versus participants who reached 95% of EBW without ROM (M, SD)

From: Resumption of menses in anorexia nervosa during a course of family-based treatment

Variable ROM (n = 57) 95% no ROM (n = 10) z p
Age in years 15.21 (2.18) 14.15 (2.04) -1.17 .24
Percent EBW 82.39 (6.67) 85.51 (4.19) 1.53 .13
Weight gained during Tx (lbs.) 14.67 (10.83) 16.14 (6.57) 1.06 .29
Duration ill in months 16.15 (17.23) 12.67 (7.55) 0.23 .82
EDE Weight Concern 2.35 (1.68) 1.37 (0.81) -1.47 .14
EDE Shape Concern 2.89 (1.78) 0.81 (0.88) -3.18 <.01
EDE Restraint 2.94 (1.59) 0.73 (1.30) -3.17 <.01
EDE Eating Concern 1.89 (1.47) 1.16 (1.39) -1.34 .18
EDE Global Score 2.47 (1.44) 1.01 (0.77) -2.77 <.01
Ethnicity Percent Percent χ ² p
Caucasian 80.7 70.0 0.59 .34
Hispanic 10.5 10.0 0.03 .72
African-American 0.0 10.0 5.79 .15
Asian 1.8 10.0 2.00 .28
Other/Not Specified 7.0 0.0 0.75 .52
Previous Hosp (Med/Psych) 28.3 33.3 0.10 .52
  1. Key: ROM = Return of Menses; EBW = Expected Body Weight; EDE = Eating Disorder Examination.