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Table 1 Description of the clusters in terms of number of participants, percentages, homogeneity coefficient (hc), and unstandardized mean values and standard deviations for the RiBED items at T1 (and at T2 in parentheses). Comparison on RiBED items by MANOVA

From: Disordered eating in a Swedish community sample of adolescent girls: subgroups, stability, and associations with body esteem, deliberate self-harm and other difficulties

Clusters RiBED-8 items
  Number Percent hc I diet I throw up I’m afraid of not being able to stop eating Desire to lose weight that has taken over Uncomfortable when I eat with others
M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD
No eating problems 247 (194) 50.4 (40.2) 0.27 (0.25) 1.10a (1.29a) 0.31 (0.52) 1.00a (1.01a) 0.00 (0.10) 1.23a (1.00a) 0.42 (0.00) 1.13a (1.17a) 0.33 (0.38) 1.08a (1.00a) 0.28 (0.00)
Social eating problems 37 (80) 7.5 (16.6) 0.84 (0.72) 1.32a (1.40a) 0.53 (0.54) 1.00a (1.01a) 0.00 (0.11) 1.57b (1.39b) 0.50 (0.49) 2.00b (1.48a) 0.67 (0.57) 2.81d (2.29b) 0.66 (0.58)
Fear of not being able to stop eating 56 (72) 11.4 (14.9) 1.03 (0.49) 1.93b (1.51a) 0.76 (0.56) 1.00a (1.00a) 0.00 (0.00) 2.93d (2.32c) 0.63 (0.55) 1.86b (1.38a) 0.70 (0.49) 1.59b (1.06a) 0.53 (0.23)
Weight concerns 73 (46) 14.9 (9.5) 0.58 (0.93) 2.12b,c (2.41b) 0.47 (0.86) 1.00a (1.00a) 0.00 (0.00) 1.38a,b (1.41b) 0.49 (0.58) 2.40c (3.22c) 0.64 (0.59) 1.18a (1.24a) 0.38 (0.48)
Multiple eating problems without purging 30 (48) 6.1 (9.9) 1.60 (1.50) 3.13d (2.58b,c) 0.57 (0.74) 1.00a (1.00a) 0.00 (0.00) 2.67d (3.21d) 0.99 (0.62) 3.37e (2.65b) 0.67 (0.91) 2.60d (2.23b) 0.93 (0.93)
Multiple eating problems including purging 34 (38) 6.9 (7.9) 2.57 (2.22) 2.32c (2.82c) 1.04 (0.77) 2.09b (2.29b) 0.29 (0.46) 2.06c (2.37c) 0.92 (0.97) 2.76d (2.66b) 0.92 (0.88) 2.15c (2.42b) 0.92 (0.79)
  1. Means with different superscripts differ significantly, according to post-hoc tests by Tukey HSD