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Table 2 Comparisons across patients assessed in 2019 versus patients assessed in 2020

From: The impact of COVID-19 on adolescents with eating disorders: a cohort study

  n 2019 Patients n 2020 Patients t-test (p-value) Cohen’s d
zBMI 43 −0.97 (1.30) 48 −1.09 (1.47) 0.42 (ns) 0.08
%TGW 33 82.64 (8.47) 43 77.25 (9.21) 2.62 (.011) 0.61
Weight loss (kg) 29 13.33 (10.21) 39 13.93 (7.83) 0.27 (ns) 0.07
Symptom length (weeks) 37 44.60 (36.76) 40 38.90 (34.05) 0.71 (ns) 0.16
Rate (kg lost per week) 29 0.46 (0.33) 39 0.63 (0.54) 1.48 (ns) 0.36
RCADS (t-scores)
 Depression 38 66.29 (19.05) 24 70.38 (15.76) −0.88 (ns) 0.23
 Generalized Anxiety 38 51.52 (15.34) 24 56.20 (14.81) −1.18 (ns) 0.31
 Obsessive/Compulsive 38 55.24 (17.41) 24 55.69 (13.86) −0.11 (ns) 0.03
 Panic 38 66.16 (22.78) 24 64.18 (22.40) 0.34 (ns) 0.09
 Separation Anxiety 38 61.72 (20.88) 24 63.24 (16.07) −0.30 (ns) 0.08
 Social Phobia 38 57.63 (14.50) 24 62.23 (15.31) −1.19 (ns) 0.31
 Total Anxiety 38 60.69 (19.91) 24 63.21 (16.52) −0.52 (ns) 0.14
Clinical Impairment from ED symptoms 38 24.02 (15.88) 24 30.63 (13.69) −1.68 (.098) 0.44
Emotion Dysregulation 38 111.67 (30.78) 24 107.10 (29.93) 0.58 (ns) 0.15
EDEQ-A
 Restraint 30 2.72 (2.12) 13 4.00 (1.78) −1.90 (.065) 0.63
 Eating Concerns 30 2.67 (1.96) 13 3.37 (1.08) −1.48 (ns) 0.40
 Shape Concerns 30 3.57 (2.34) 13 4.41 (1.86) −1.14 (ns) 0.38
 Weight Concerns 30 3.09 (2.19) 13 4.14 (1.83) −1.52 (ns) 0.50
  Total Score 30 3.01 (2.05) 13 3.98 (1.47) −1.53 (ns) 0.51
chEAT 5 23.80 (17.50) 11 38.29 (17.91) −1.51 (ns) 0.81
  1. Mean scores and standard deviations are reported. %TGW percent treatment goal weight, RCADS Revised Children’s Anxiety and Depression Scale reported in t-scores, EDEQ-A Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire Adolescents, ChEAT Children’s Eating Attitude Test