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Table 3 Relationship of ORTO-11-Hu scores with health behaviors

From: When eating healthy is not healthy: orthorexia nervosa and its measurement with the ORTO-15 in Hungary

Health behavior Frequency ORTO-11-Hu scores (M ± SD) Statistics Significance
Sports Regularly/Competitive 29.00 ± 2.73 χ2 = 17.08 0.001
  Regularly as hobby 28.27 ± 3.28   
  Occasionally 28.97 ± 3.02   
  Not at all 29.37 ± 3.11   
Smoking Current 29.05 ± 3.28 χ2 = 1.93 0.380
  Former 28.90 ± 3.01   
  Never 28.72 ± 3.15   
Caffeine intake Never 28.34 ± 3.34 χ2 = 9.88 0.079
  Rarely 28.56 ± 3.03   
  Monthly 28.36 ± 2.81   
  Weekly 28.83 ± 2.98   
  Several times per week 28.77 ± 2.98   
  Daily 29.14 ± 3.16   
Medication use Yes 29.02 ± 3.52 Z = -1.68 0.094
  No 28.77 ± 3.03   
Nutrition supplement use Yes 28.67 ± 3.20 Z = -1.31 0.191
  No 28.95 ± 3.15   
Alcohol use Never 28.10 ± 3.68 χ2 = 13.02 <0.05
  Rarely 28.49 ± 2.97   
  Monthly 29.18 ± 3.01   
  Weekly 29.14 ± 3.18   
  Several times per week 29.47 ± 3.60   
  Daily 28.80 ± 1.30   
Special diet Yes 27.86 ± 3.38 Z = -4.18 <0.001
  No 29.07 ± 3.04   
Convincing others to follow diet Yes 28.55 ± 3.13 Z = -3.04 <0.01
  No 29.19 ± 3.13