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Table 2 Proportion of women engaging in any or regular occurrence of key eating and compensatory behaviours

From: Disordered eating behaviour in young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Key Behaviour Any Occurrence (%) Regular Occurrence (%)
  Diabetic N = 20 Control N = 190 Diabetic N = 20 Control N = 190
Objective Binge Episodes (OBE) 40 31.5 p = 0.441 20 15.8 p = 0.410
Self-induced Vomiting 0 4.8 p = 0.395 0 2.1 p = 0.665
Laxative Misuse 0 2.1 p = 0.665 0 1.6 p = 0.737
Excessive Exercise 30 30.5 p = 0.965 5 1.1 p = 0.264