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Table 1 Clinician, young person and parent ratings of engagement and treatment experience

From: Is this the ‘new normal’? A mixed method investigation of young person, parent and clinician experience of online eating disorder treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Clinicians
  Pre-lockdown Post lockdown  
  Mdn. (IQR) Mdn. (IQR) Test statistics
Engagement with YP (N = 170) 8 (2.75) 8 (3) z = −1.36, p = .17
Engagement with parents (N = 156) 8 (3) 8 (2) z = −0.51, p = .61
  EP NP  
  N Mdn. (IQR) N Mdn. (IQR)  
Engagement with YP 128 8 (3) 63 7 (3) U = 3794.00, p = 0.50
Engagement with parents 119 7 (3) 57 8 (2) U = 3121.50, p = 0.39
Young people
  EP (N = 32) NP (N = 21)  
  Mdn. (IQR) Mdn. (IQR)  
Overall experience 5.0 (2) 6.0 (3) U = 258.00, p = 0.15
Feel understood 5.0 (3) 6.0 (1) U = 229.00, p = 0.08
Address important issues 5.0 (2) 6.0 (2) U = 160.50, p = 0.002**
Impact of Technology 2.5 (2) 4.0 (3) U = 242.00, p = 0.08
Benefited from online 5.0 (3) 7.0 (3) U = 126.00, p = 0.02*
Parents
  EP (N = 35) NP (N = 35)  
  Mdn. (IQR) Mdn. (IQR)  
Overall experience 6.0 (2) 6.0 (3) U = 651.00, p = 0.64
Feel understood 7.0 (1) 6.0 (1) U = 656.00, p = 0.57
Address important issues 6.0 (2) 6.0 (2) U = 758.50, p = 0.12
Impact of Technology 4.0 (4) 4.0 (2) U = 643.00, p = 0.88
Benefited from online 6.5 (2) 7.0 (2) U = 368.00, p = 0.50
  1. Abbreviations: EP established patients, Mdn. median, IQR interquartile range, NP new patients, YP young person
  2. * = p < .05; ** = p < .01