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Table 1 Sample characteristics by treatment group

From: A preliminary study of motivational interviewing as a prelude to intensive treatment for an eating disorder

Measure MI group (n = 16) Control group (n = 16)
Gender 15 Female 15 Female
1 Male 1 Male
Age M =28.0 years (S.D. = 9.5) M = 28.4 years (S.D. = 7.8)
Ethnicity 16 Caucasian 16 Caucasian
Marital status 13 Single 13 Single
2 Married/Common-law 2 Married
1 Divorced 1 Divorced
Employment status 8 Students 6 Students
6 Employed 7 Employed
2 Unemployed 3 Unemployed
Age of onset M = 17.1 years (S.D. = 4.0) M = 17.5 years (S.D. = 5.1)
Duration of illness M = 11.0 years (S.D. = 10.0) M = 10.9 years (S.D. = 7.8)
Subtype 4 AN-R 5 AN-R
8 AN-BP 5 AN-BP
4 BN 6 BN
Admission BMI M = 17.7 (SD = 2.9) M = 18.4 (SD = 4.8)
Type of intensive treatment program 8 Inpatient program 7 Inpatient program
  8 Day hospital program 9 Day hospital program