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Table 4 Self-reported eating habits among 1343 adolescent girls and boys

From: Body dissatisfaction and body mass in girls and boys transitioning from early to mid-adolescence: additional role of self-esteem and eating habits

  Girls N (%) Boys N (%)
NE 418 (64.3) 540 (77.9)
OE 120 (18.5) 97 (14.0)
RE 82 (12.6) 45 (6.5)
RE/OE 30 (4.6) 11 (1.6)
Total 650 (100.0) 693 (100.0)
  1. NE - normal eating, OE - overeating, RE - restrictive eating, RE/OE - alternating restrictive eating/overeating, χ2 = 36.22, df = 3, p < 0.001
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