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Table 1 Characteristics of adolescent patients hospitalised with a restrictive eating disorder (60 admissions, 56 patients)

From: An audit of the changes in thiamine levels during higher caloric nutritional rehabilitation of adolescent patients hospitalised with a restrictive eating disorder

Variable Mean (SD) Median (LQ-UQ)
Age (years) 17.2 (1.2) 17.2 (16.4–18.1)
Admission Weight (kg) 45.8 (7.3) 45.8 (41.3–51.9)
Discharge weight (kg) 53.4 (6.6) 53.6 (48.9–57.0)
Admission BMI (kg/m2) 16.8 (1.8) 17.1 (15.8–18.3)
Discharge BMI (kg/m2) 19.5 (1.2) 19.7 (18.7–20.2)
Admission %mBMI 80.4 (8.9) 81.3 (75.2–87.2)
Discharge %mBMI 93.2 (6.3) 94.3 (89.4–97.0)
Change in %mBMI 12.8 (6.6) 12.0 (7.4–16.6)
Energy intake on admission (kcal) 2482.0 (413.2) 2400.0 (2400.0–2800.0)
Energy intake on discharge (kcal) 3753.3 (617.7) 3800.0 (3400.0–3800.0)
Total weight gain (kg) 6.9 (4.4) 6.1 (4.2–8.9)
Average weight gain per week (kg) 2.0 (0.8) 2.0 (1.5–2.4)
Average LOS (weeks) 3.6 (2.0) 3.2 (2.2–4.6)
  1. BMI Body mass index, %mBMI Percentage median body mass index, LOS Length of hospital stay.