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Table 1 Participants’ demographic characteristics and gender comparison

From: Associations of self-repression with disordered eating and symptoms of other psychopathologies for men and women

  Men (n = 92) Women (n = 144) Whole sample (N = 236) Significance
Age M = 35.36 + 12.50 M = 25.12 + 5.20 M = 29.11 + 10.10 t = 8.73***
BMI M = 24.48 + 3.25 M = 22.71 + 3.69 M = 23.4 + 3.62 t = 3.77***
Mother tongue 92.4% Hebrew
2.1% Arabic
2.1% Russian
3.3% other
91.7% Hebrew
2.6% Arabic
2.4% Russian
3.3% other
91.9% Hebrew
2.5% Arabic
2.3% Russian
3.3% other
χ2 = 0.04
Religion 94.6% Jewish
2.2% Muslim
3.2% other
97.2% Jewish
2.8% Muslim
96.2% Jewish
2.5% Muslim
1.3% other
χ2 = 1.08
Education 31.5% high school
33.7% BA
25% MA
9.8% other
63.9% high school
25% BA
6.9% MA
4.2% other
51.2% high school
28.4% BA
14% MA
6.4% other
χ2 = 34.94***
Sexual orientation 96.7% heterosexual
1.1% homosexual 1.1% bisexual
1.1% other
95.8% heterosexual
2.1% lesbian
0.7% bisexual
1.4% other
96.1% heterosexual
1.7% homosexual
0.9% bisexual
1.3% other
χ2 = 0.46
Marital status 39.1% single
46.7% married
10.9% in a relationship
3.3% other
71.5% single
11.8% married
16% in a relationship
0.7% other
58.9% single
25.4% married
14% in a relationship
1.6% other
χ2 = 41.23***
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. ***p < .001 (2-tailed)