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Table 4 Percent of self-identified picky eaters endorsing ARFID symptoms

From: Adult picky eaters with symptoms of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder: comparable distress and comorbidity but different eating behaviors compared to those with disordered eating symptoms

  Mechanical Turk picky eaters (n = 105) Support Group (N =79)
  None Some Significant None Some Significant
Weight loss 72.0 % (77) 23.4 % (25) 2.8 % (3) 86.1 % (68) 12.7 % (10) 1.3 % (1)
Nutritional deficiencies 65.4 (70) 31.8 (34) 0.9 (1) 34.2 (27) 60.8 (48) 5.1 (4)
Dependence on nutritional supplements 63.6 (68) 28.0 (30) 5.6 (6) 31.6 (25) 53.2 (42) 15.2 (12)
Occupational interference 86.9 (93) 11.2 (12) 0 57.0 (45) 34.2 (27) 8.9 (7)
Social interference 82.2 (88) 15.0 (16) 0.9 (1) 15.2 (12) 53.2 (42) 31.6 (25)
Family interference 83.2 (89) 13.1 (14) 1.9 (2) 35.4 (28) 44.3 (35) 20.3 (16)