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Table 8 Means, standard deviations and Cronbach’s alpha for 5-factor EAT-19 subscales in the total sample and across languages and BMI status in combined sample

From: Assessing the factor structure and measurement invariance of the eating attitude test (EAT-26) across language and BMI in young Arab women

  EAT Subscales
  FGF ERC FP SP VPB
M
(SD)
95% CI α M
(SD)
95% CI α M
(SD)
95% CI α M
(SD)
95% CI α M
(SD)
95% CI α
Total Sample
(N = 2692)
9.88
(6.64)
9.64, 10.12 .845 9.91
(6.35)
9.68, 10.14 .806 8.13
(5.11)
7.13, 8.31 .731 6.98
(4.71)
6.81, 7.15 .725 2.48
(1.92)
2.41, 2.55 .809
Arabic
(N = 1968)
10.48
(6.57)
10.21, 10.76 .853 10.17
(5.99)
9.92, 10.43 .793 8.34
(4.89)
8.14, 8.55 .733 7.36
(4.59)
7.16, 7.55 .720 2.53
(1.84)
2.45, 2.60 .818
English
(N = 724)
8.22
(6.55)
7.76, 8.68 .818 9.20
(7.21)
8.70, 9.70 .841 7.55
(5.63)
7.16, 7.94 .724 5.95
(4.87)
5.61, 6.29 .738 2.34
(2.11)
2.19, 2.49 .774
Underweight
(N = 320)
6.93
(3.91)
6.47,
7.40
.766 8.5
(4.08)
8.01, 8.99 .743 7.95
(3.88)
7.49, 8.41 .711 12.32
(4.03)
11.85, 12.80 .653 2.86
(1.73)
2.65, 3.06 .762
Normal Weight
(N = 1373)
10.14
(5.20)
9.84, 10.44 .812 10.79
(5.20)
10.49, 11.09 .801 8.82
(3.78)
8.60, 9.04 .659 8.69
(3.86)
8.47, 8.91 .684 2.76
(1.64)
2.67, 2.84 .800
Overweight or Obese
(N = 999)
14.55
(5.52)
14.18, 14.92 .790 13.27
(5.49)
12.90, 13.64 .769 10.71
(4.81)
10.38, 11.03 .771 6.02
(3.08)
5.81, 6.23 .603 2.95
(1.92)
2.82, 3.08 .818
  1. Note. M mean, SD Standard Deviation, CI Confidence Interval, α Cronbach’s alpha
  2. FGF fear of getting fat, ERC eating- related control, FP food preoccupation, SP social pressure to gain weight, VPB vomiting-purging behavior