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Table 1 General characteristics at admission, discharge and during treatment

From: Motivation to change and perceptions of the admission process with respect to outcome in adolescent anorexia nervosa

  Mean (SD) or n Range
Admission   
percentage of weight loss (%)a 22.7 (836) 6.1-41.4
duration of illness (months) 10.1 (7.8) 3.0-40.0
age(years) at admission 15.1 (1.6) 10.9-18.7
BMI (Kg/m2) at admision 15.7 (1.2) 13.3-18.3
% EBW at admision 77.6 (5.4) 66.7-87.5
Treatment   
duration of tratment (weeks) 15.1 (5.5) 5.4-30.1
weight gain (g/week) 459 (229) 184-1188
BMI gain (g/week) 0.2 (0.1) 0.1-0.4
%EBW gain per week 0.8 (0.4) 0.3-2.1
Discharge   
BMI (kg/m2) at discharge 18.0 (1.0) 14.3-19.6
%EBW at disharge 88.5 (4.4) 74.7-95.8
  1. apercentage of weight loss refers to weight at the onset of the disorder
  2. BMI = body mass index, %EBW = percent expected body weight