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Table 3 Results of Mann Whitney U tests of sex differences in mean scores for perceived impairment associated with eating disorder features across time points

From: Perceived psychosocial impairment associated with eating disorder features: responses to a mental health literacy intervention

  Time 1 N = 141 (f) + 35 (m) Time 2 N = 140 (f) + 35 (m) Time 3 N = 131 (f) + 31 (m)
z ri z r z r
Purging −1.87 0.14 −1.99* 0.15 −1.50 0.11
Dietary restriction −1.25 0.09 −2.01* 0.15 −1.24 0.09
Binge eating −1.87 0.14 −1.79 0.13 −1.95 0.15
Overvaluation −1.58 0.12 −3.42** 0.26 −1.58 0.12
Excessive exercise −1.81 0.14 −2.79** 0.21 −1.59 0.12
  1. * < .05; ** < .01
  2. iSmall effect size = .1; medium effect size = .3; large effect size = .5