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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the sample

From: ADHD symptomatology in eating disorders: a secondary psychopathological measure of severity?

  TOTAL ( N = 191) AN ( n = 43) BN ( n = 95) EDNOS ( n = 29) BED ( n = 24) p
Age (yrs.) 28.3 (9.51) 25.7 (9.8) 28.6 (8.4) 26.4 (10.3) 34.1 (9.9) .003
Onset (yrs.) 20.2 (7.75) 18.6 (6.9) 20.1 (7.3) 20.0 (6.8) 23.9 (11.3) .136
Duration (yrs.) 7.5 (6.55) 5.5 (5.6) 8.4 (6.5) 5.5 (5.8) 8.9 (8.1) .048
Num. previous treatments 0.40 (0.81) 0.31 (0.6) 0.38 (0.85) 0.77 (1.1) 0.14 (0.35) .043
Menstruation (yrs.) 12.3 (1.79) 12.1 (1.7) 12.4 (1.9) 12.5 (1.6) 12.3 (1.9) .747
Body mass index 23.6 (7.39) 17.2 (1.4) 24.3 (6.6) 21.5 (2.1) 35.8 (5.0) .000
  1. Mean (standard deviation). AN anorexia, BN bulimia, EDNOS eating disorder not otherwise specified, BED binge eating disorder.