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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the ED-only, BDD, and healthy control groups

From: The presence, predictive utility, and clinical significance of body dysmorphic symptoms in women with eating disorders

  BDD (n= 23) ED-only (n= 61) Healthy controls (n= 173)   
Demographic
  M (SD) F ( df ) p
Age 41.14 (9.73) 38.85 (10.54) 37.42 (10.93) 1.37 (2, 252) 0.27
Body Mass Index 24.88 (3.55) 30.37 (9.43) 25.68 (5.25) 12.33 (2, 236) <0.001
  n (%) χ 2 ( df ) p
Education Level     7.73 (12) 0.81
High school 6 (26.1) 11 (18.0) 20 (11.6)   
Non graduate higher education 2 (8.7) 9 (14.8) 20 (11.6)   
Graduate 10 (43.5) 22 (36.1) 87 (50.3)   
Post graduate 5 (21.7) 19 (31.1) 46 (26.6)   
Marital Status     3.83 (8) 0.87
Single 10 (43.4) 18 (29.5) 58 (33.5)   
Married / Defacto 13 (56.6) 43 (70.5) 115 (66.5)   
  1. ED = eating disorder, BDD = body dysmorphic disorder.
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