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Table 2 Mean scores on the BIS factors for the clinical and nonclinical samples

From: The Portuguese version of the body investment scale: psychometric properties and relationships with disordered eating and emotion dysregulation

 Clinical (n = 93)Nonclinical (n = 448)t
M (SD)M (SD)
BIS
 Body Image2.61 (1.02)3.78 (.92)10.77***
 Body Touch3.13 (.77)3.71 (.76)6.53***
 Body Protection3.61 (.82)4.05 (.59)6.03***
 Body Care4.10 (.55)4.20 (.52)1.58
  1. ***p < .001