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Table 6 Group differences and F-statistics for continuous picky eating 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    Eating inflexibility
(0–60)
Food neophobia
(0–50)
Sensory sensitivity
(0–5)
  n Mean
(SD)
   
Typical eater 181   13.07a
(8.50)
12.59a
(8.39)
2.32a
(0.81)
Picky eater 132   30.70b
(13.92)
31.81b
(11.76)
2.82b
(0.89)
Eating disordered attitudes 37   19.27c
(9.48)
18.26c
(11.76)
3.11b,c
(0.74)
ARFID 46   42.98d
(11.51)
43.37d
(8.73)
3.26c
(0.84)
One-way ANOVA 413 F(4)
η 2
122.32*
.48
169.37*
.56
15.91*
.15
  1. Means appearing in the same column with different subscripts are significantly different at the p < .05 level (Tamhane’s T2)
  2. *p < .001