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Table 1 Demographic information on matched and unmatched mentees

From: Preliminary examination of a mentor-based program for eating disorders

  Matched Unmatched t or Χ 2 p
Age (year born) 1982 (8.64) 1980 (9.34) 0.71 .48
International status 19% 20% 0.04 .85
Ethnicity (Caucasian) 90.9% 88.6% 3.38 .64
Self-reported diagnosis
 AN 62% 49% 1.85 .17
 BN 29% 37% 0.67 .42
 BED 10% 16% 0.84 .36
 EDNOS 41% 35% 0.50 .48
EDDS total 1.77 (0.67) 1.50 (0.97) 1.65 .10
Length of time at MC    0.51 .92
 Less than 3 months 33% 37%   
 3 – 6 months 26% 29%   
 7 – 12 months 22% 18%   
 More than 1 year 19% 16%   
  1. Note: International status refers to the percentage of the sample born outside the United States. Self-reported diagnosis – participants were asked to endorse the diagnosis they most closely identified with and could choose more than 1 disorder. For age born and EDDS total the Means (Standard Deviations) are reported. MC – MentorCONNECT; EDDS – Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale. Matched mentee group N = 58; unmatched mentee group N = 49.