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Table 5 Multivariable analysis: linear regression (using the enter model) taking the binge eating score as the dependent variable

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

Variable Beta β p 95% CI
Body dissatisfaction 0.16 0.21  < 0.001 0.10–0.22
Self-esteem − 0.12 − 0.14 0.001 − 0.19 to − 0.05
Depression 0.19 0.21  < 0.001 0.10–0.28
Anxiety 0.01 0.02 0.730 − 0.03 to 0.05
Alcohol use disorder (AUDIT score) 0.24 0.21  < 0.001 0.16–0.31
Gender (females vs males*) 0.66 0.06 0.112 − 0.16 to 1.48
Vomited to lose weight (yes vs no*) 1.71 0.12 0.005 0.51–2.92
Medications to lose weight (yes vs no*) 0.57 0.03 0.423 − 0.83 to 1.97
Weigh yourself daily (yes vs no*) − 0.08 − 0.01 0.850 − 0.95 to 0.78
Pressured by media to change weight (yes vs no*) 0.32 0.03 0.430 − 0.48 to 1.12
Starve yourself to lose weight (yes vs no*) 1.48 0.13 0.001 0.57–2.38
Experienced social isolation (yes vs no*) − 0.34 − 0.03 0.376 − 1.11 to 0.42
  1. *Reference group; Beta = Unstandardized Beta; β = Standardized Beta; CI = Confidence Interval; numbers in bold indicate significant p-values. Nagelkerke R2 = 34.9%