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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of each group and the overall sample

From: The psychometric properties of the grazing questionnaire in an obesity sample with and without binge eating disorder

Variable NWC
(n = 77)
O-NonBED
(n = 80)
O-BED
(n = 102)
Total
(N = 259)
Agea 34.56 (11.14) 44.90 (12.56) 43.22 (9.95) 41.16 (11.94)
BMIa 22.15 (1.99) 45.22 (10.96) 47.73 (9.84) 37.38 (13.25)
Sexb
 Male 25 (32.5%) 23 (28.7%) 24 (23.5%) 72 (27.8%)
 Female 52 (67.5%) 57 (71.3%) 78 (76.5%) 182 (72.2%)
Highest education levelb
 Less than Year 10 6 (7.5%) 7 (6.9%) 13 (5.0%)
 High school (Year 10) 2 (2.6%) 18 (22.5%) 12 (11.8%) 32 (12.4%)
 High school (Year 12) 13 (16.9%) 11 (13.8%) 9 (8.8%) 33 (12.7%)
 College/TAFE b 6 (7.7%) 24 (30.0%) 30 (29.4%) 60 (23.2%)
 Bachelor’s degree 23 (29.9%) 8 (10.0%) 25 (24.5%) 56 (21.6%)
 Master’s degree 30 (39.0%) 13 (16.3%) 19 (18.6%) 62 (23.9%)
 Doctoral degree 3 (3.9%) 3 (1.2%)
Employment statusb
 Employed 52 (67.5%) 45 (56.3%) 75 (73.5%) 172 (66.4%)
 Unemployed 5 (6.5%) 28 (35.0%) 21 (20.6%) 54 (20.8%)
 Studying 20 (26.0%) 1 (1.3%) 2 (2.0%) 23 (8.9%)
 Retired 6 (7.5%) 4 (3.9%) 10 (3.9%)
  1. Missing values not included. BMI body mass index, NWC normal weight control, O-BED obesity with binge eating disorder, O-NonBED obesity without binge eating disorder
  2. aM (SD). bn (%)