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Table 1 Sample characteristics (Mean ± SEM)

From: Factor structure of the Night Eating Diagnostic Questionnaire (NEDQ) and an evaluation of the diagnostic criteria of the night eating syndrome

  Student Community Statistic p
N 254 468   
  Mean ± SEM t (df)  
Age/years 18.7 ± 0.1 42.9 ± 0.6 −27.9 (715) <.001
BMI 24.5 ± 0.3 28.0 ± 0.3 −7.7 (711) <.001
SDS 37.8 ± 0.6 40.8 ± 0.5 −3.9 (720) <.001
PSQI 6.5 ± 0.2 7.3 ± 0.2 −2.8 (718) 0.006
YFAS 1.9 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.1 −2.4 (720) 0.017
  % χ2(df)  
Sex (Women) 63.1 55.8   
BMI group    61.5 (3) <.001
 Obese 9.8 32.2   
 Overweight 26.0 30.9   
 Normal 60.2 34.4   
 Underweight 3.9 2.4   
NEDQ    13.6 (3) 0.003
 None 79.5 73.9   
 Mild 11.8 9.4   
 Moderate 6.3 7.3   
 Full 2.4 9.4   
  1. BMI Body mass index, SDS Self-report Depression Scale, PSQI Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, YFAS Yale Food Addiction Scale, NEDQ Night Eating Diagnostic Questionnaire, df degrees of freedom