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Table 5 Multivariable analysis

From: Validation of the Arabic version of the binge eating scale and correlates of binge eating disorder among a sample of the Lebanese population

  Unstandardized Beta Standardized Beta p-value Confidence interval
Lower Bound Upper Bound
Model 1: Linear regression taking the Binge Eating Scale (BES) as dependent variable and the sociodemographic characteristics as independent variables.
Primary vs illiterate* level of education 4.203 0.093 0.009 1.039 7.376
Variables entered: Education level.
Model 2: Linear regression taking the Binge Eating Scale (BES) as dependent variable and the opinion about eating habits as independent variables.
Pressure from TV, magazine to lose your weight (yes vs no*) 3.036 0.151 < 0.001 1.522 4.549
Body Mass Index (BMI) 0.252 0.173 < 0.001 0.149 0.356
History of sexual abuse (yes vs no*) 4.991 0.103 0.005 1.505 8.478
Receiving comments from the family concerning losing weight 1.162 0.071 0.061 −0.052 2.376
Starving self to lose weight (past 30 days) (yes vs no*) 1.618 0.083 0.029 0.167 3.069
Family history of eating disorders (yes vs no*) 1.582 0.083 0.030 0.153 3.012
Variables entered = BMI, education level, Exercised to lose weight (past 30 days), Dieted to lose weight (past 30 days), Vomited or taken laxatives to lose weight (past 30 days), Taken diet pills to lose weight (past 30 days), Starving self to lose weight (past 30 days), Daily weighing, Receiving comments from the family concerning losing weight, Have you been insulted, Have you been physically abused, Have you been Sexually abused, Have you been in a bad romantic relationship, family history of eating disorders, Pressure from TV, magazine to lose your weight.
Model 3: Linear regression taking the Binge Eating Scale (BES) as dependent variable and the eating disorders and emotion scales and opinion about eating habits as independent variables.
Depression 0.298 0.298 < 0.001 0.216 0.380
Body dissatisfaction 0.198 0.157 < 0.001 0.103 0.292
Emotional eating 0.072 0.192 < 0.001 0.046 0.098
Body Mass Index (BMI) 0.185 0.131 < 0.001 0.082 0.288
Pressure from TV, magazine to lose your weight (yes vs no*) 2.010 0.102 0.005 0.610 3.410
Anxiety 0.070 0.094 0.025 0.009 0.131
Emotional regulation expressive suppression facet −0.108 −0.072 0.038 −0.210 −0.006
Variables entered in the model: BMI, education level, Exercised to lose weight (past 30 days), Dieted to lose weight (past 30 days), Vomited or taken laxatives to lose weight (past 30 days), Taken diet pills to lose weight (past 30 days), Starving self to lose weight (past 30 days), Daily weighing, Receiving comments from the family concerning losing weight, Have you been insulted, Have you been physically abused, Have you been Sexually abused, Have you been in a bad romantic relationship, family history of eating disorders, Pressure from TV, magazine to lose your weight, Body dissatisfaction score, Restrained eating scale, Perceived stress scale, HAMA, HAMD, ERQ cognitive reappraisal facet, ERQ expressive suppression facet, State Adult attachment scale and EES scale
  1. *Reference group