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Table 1 Means (M), standard deviations (SD), t-values, degrees of freedom (df) and effect sizes (d) of attitudinal measures of body image for Anorexia Nervosa (AN) patients and Healthy Controls (HC)

From: Attitudinal and perceptual factors in body image distortion: an exploratory study in patients with anorexia nervosa

  HC (n = 28) AN (n = 30)  
  M (SD) M (SD) t df p d
BMI 23.36 (3.44) 16.42 (1.83) 9.51 40.5 <.001 2.59
Body dissatisfaction variables
Silhouettes
With direction -1.26 (1.05) -1.44 (2.91) 3.05 36.87 .38 0.08
Without direction 1.26 (1.05) 2.40 (2.17) -2.57 42.56 .02 0.67
Body image avoidance
BIAQ Total score 24.04 (6.77) 45.67 (15.66) -6.91 40.05 <.001 1.8
EDE-Q
Shape concern 1.33 (1.00) 4.36 (1.45) -9.19 56 <.001 2.46
Weight concern 1.04 (0.91) 3.66 (1.57) -7.84 47.18 <.001 2.06
Global score 0.80 (0.69) 3.84 (1.38) 10.76 43.27 <.001 2.81
Perfectionism
FMPS Total 93.50 (13.37) 129.63 (21.33) -7.78 49.19 <.001 2.05
  1. (BMI = Body Mass Index; BIAQ = Body Image Avoidance Questionnaire; EDE-Q = Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire; FMPS = Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale.).
  2. Significance set at p = .05.