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Table 1 Sociodemographic and other characteristics of the participants (N = 555)

From: Binge eating behavior in a sample of Lebanese Adolescents: Correlates and Binge Eating Scale validation

Variable N (%)
Gender  
Male 135 (24.3%)
Female 420 (75.7%)
District  
Beirut 70 (12.6%)
Mount Lebanon 355 (64.0%)
North 84 (15.1%)
South 16 (2.9%)
Bekaa 30 (5.4%)
  Mean ± SD
Age (in years) 16.67 ± 1.00
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 22.31 ± 4.07
Household crowding index 0.95 ± 0.50
Cigarette smokers (yes) 19 (3.4%)
Waterpipe smokers (yes) 47 (8.5%)
Alcohol drinking (yes) 549 (98.9%)