From: Restrained eating and self-esteem in premenopausal and postmenopausal women
Characteristics | Premenopausal (N = 318) | Postmenopausal (N = 250) | Group difference t-test/Chi-square |
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Age | M = 46.40, SD = 3.96 | M = 54.98, SD = 5.19 | T = −22.499, p = .000 |
Education | |||
Any type of college and higher | N = 228 (71.7%) | N = 139 (49.6%) | χ^{2} = 6.698, p = .153 |
Marital status | |||
Married/in a relationship | N = 200 (62.9%) | N = 190 (76.0%) | χ^{2} = 0.536, p = .464 |
Single/separated/divorced | N = 118 (37.1%) | N = 60 (24.0%) | χ^{2} = 1.002, p = .317 |
Employment | 76-100% | N = 152 (47.8%) | N = 95 (38.0%) |
unemployed/up to 75% | N = 166 (52.2%) | N = 155 (62.0%) | χ^{2} = 3.003, p = .391 |
Children | M = 1.4, SD = .49 | M = 1.26, SD = .44 | T = -1.144, p = .253 |
Months after beginning of the last menstruation | M = 1.00, SD = 1.79 | M = 97.81, SD = 68.36 | T = 24.497, p = .000 |
BMI | M = 23.34, SD = 3.86 | M = 23.74, SD = 4.53 | T = -1.133, p = .258 |
WHR | M = 0.812, SD = 0.07 | M = 0.828, SD = 0.09 | T = -1.758, p = .080 |
EDE-Q_{_restrained} | M = 1.23, SD = 1.32 | M = 1.45, SD = 1.35 | T = -1.983, p = .048 |
EDE-Q_{_eating} | M = 0.46, SD = 0.87 | M = 0.48, SD = 0.82 | T = - 0.295, p = .768 |
EDE-Q_{_weight} | M = 1.28, SD = 1.29 | M = 1.29, SD = 1.27 | T = - 0.080, p = .936 |
EDE-Q_{_shape} | M = 1.63, SD = 1.45 | M = 1.67, SD = 1.47 | T = - 0.305, p = .761 |
RES | M = 39.77, SD = 4.64 | M = 38.86, SD = 4.82 | T = 2.288, p = .023 |