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Table 5 Group differences: eating-related quality of life and psychopathology variables

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

Eating behavior classification n Mean
(SD)
EAT-26
(0–40)
EDDS
(0–9)
EQoL
(0–5)
DASS-21
(0–57)
OCI-R
(0–72)
Typical eater 189   5.71a
(4.83)
2.49a
(1.94)
0.24a
(0.36)
9.96a
(10.86)
9.61a
(10.01)
Picky eater 128   5.30a
(5.57)
2.66a,c
(1.83)
0.41b
(0.50)
10.87a,c
(9.84)
11.37a,c
(10.82)
Eating disordered attitudes 38   28.95b
(7.30)
5.03b
(1.31)
0.98c
(0.61)
10.11b
(12.83)
20.16b
(15.58)
ARFID 46   6.74a
(5.56)
3.42c
(1.92)
1.08c
(0.73)
16.50b,c
(12.92)
16.20b,c
(10.03)
One-way ANOVA   F(3)
η 2
211.16*
.62
21.19*
.14
53.49*
.29
12.02*
.08
12.53*
.09
  1. Table abbreviations: EAT-26 Eating Attitudes Test-26; EDDS Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale, EQoL Eating-related Quality of Life impairment, DASS-21 Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Scale-21, OCI-R Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised
  2. Means appearing in the same column with different subscripts are significantly different at the p < .05 level (Tamhane’s T2)
  3. *p < .001