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Table 2 Characteristics of BED cases at initial visit to clinic and results comparing men with women

From: Treatment-seeking patients with binge-eating disorder in the Swedish national registers: clinical course and psychiatric comorbidity

  All Women Men Statistical test: value (p-value)
Total Sample: N (%) 850 (100.0) 811 (95.4) 39 (4.6)  
Received BED diagnoses only: N (%) 607 (71.4) 575 (70.9) 32 (82.1) χ 2: 2.27 (.13)
Age at first visit: mode 22 22 25 t: 2.47 (.01)*
BMI: mean (std) 29.8 (8.4) 29.7 (8.3) 32.7 (9.4) t: 2.20 (.03)
At least one follow-up visit: N (%) 571 (67.2) 546 (67.3) 25 (64.1) χ 2: 0.18 (.68)
Days to first follow-up visit: mean (std) 548.4 (411.6) 546.6 (413.8) 586.8 (365.0) t: 1.40 (.16)*
Immigrated: N (%) 73 (8.6) 66 (8.1) 7 (17.9) χ 2: 4.56 (.03)
  1. *Wilcoxon rank sum test