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Table 1 Results from independent sample t-tests of clinical measures

From: Brain volumes and regional cortical thickness in young females with anorexia nervosa

Characteristic Patients (n = 23) Controls (n = 28)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value Cohen’s D
Age (years) 17.4 (2.2) 17.6 (2.2) .674 0.1
Body mass index (BMI) 17.4 (2.0) 21.8 (2.8) <0.001 1.8
BMI percentile 18.9 (13.1) 42.7 (18.2) <0.001 1.5
Eating disorder symptoms (EDE-Q, Global score) 3.8 (1.2) 1.2 (0.9) <0.001 2.5
Depression (BDI) 31.1 (10.2) 7.9 (7.6) <0.001 2.6
State anxiety (STAI) 55.3 (12.9) 32.1 (10.3) <0.001 2.0
Trait anxiety (STAI) 60.4 (7.9) 37.1 (11.3) <0.001 2.4
  1. Results from independent sample t-tests testing for group differences in clinical measures between patients with anorexia nervosa and healthy controls
  2. EDE-Q Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire, BDI Beck’s Depression Inventory, STAI State-Trait Anxiety Inventory