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Table 2 Comparison of body dissatisfaction, addiction to exercise, presence of EDs and orthorexic behaviour of exercise practitioners of the city of Petrolina-PE, Brazil, according to sex, age and modality

From: Body dissatisfaction, addiction to exercise and risk behaviour for eating disorders among exercise practitioners

VARIABLES Body Dissatisfaction Addiction to Exercise Eating disorder Orthorexic Behavior
M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Sex
 Men 64.36 (28.81) 474.75 (188.07) 36.81 (27.99) 34.27 (5.19)
 Women 84.00 (36.42) 488.42 (160.94) 29.42 (29.36) 36.84 (4.79)
  p = .035* p = .767 p = .343 p = .057
  d = .59 d = .07 d = .25 d = .51
Age range
 Up 25 years 77.53 (36.40) 467.06 (176.01) 41.00 (32.46) 36.33 (5.98)
 Over 25 years 76.06 (33.97) 499.75 (164.98) 23.26 (21.83) 35.46 (3.973.97)
  p = .872 p = .461 p = .016* p = .511
  d = 0.04 d = 0.19 d = 0.64 d = 0.17
Modality
 Fitness 79.47 (38.07) 482.79 (163.98) 39.31 (30.29) 35.43 (5.42)
 Crossfit 68.43 (23.70) 485.09 (191.04) 12.37 (8.68) 37.18 (3.70)
  p = .230 p = .966 p < .001* p = .164
  d = .34 d = .01 d = 1.20 d = .37
  1. * Significant difference (p < .05) – Independent t test