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Table 1 Characteristics at presentation of 201 adolescents with restrictive eating disorders with features of anorexia nervosa but not fulfilling the weight criterion

From: Family-based intervention in adolescent restrictive eating disorders: early treatment response and low weight suppression is associated with favourable one-year outcome

Age at top weight (years) 14.1 ± 1.7 (range 7.6 – 17.3)
BMI SDS at top weight 0.69 ± 1.00 (range - 1.22 – 3.11)
Gender (M/F) 13/201
Age at presentation (years) 15.0 ± 1.7 (range 9.4 – 17.8)
Duration of ED symptoms (months) 9.6 ± 8.7 (range 2 – 60)
BMI SDS at presentation −0.56 ± 1.04 (range - 1.96 – 2.46)
Weight loss (kg) 6.3 ± 5.7 (range - 5.0 – 27.4)
Menstrual status (premenarcheal/secondary amenorrhea/no amenorrhea/hormonal anticonception) 17/54/103/14 (9/29/55/7%)
Exercise for weight control 139 (69%)
Vomiting for weight control 39 (19%)
Self-destructive behaviour 23 (11%)
EDE-Q global score 2.9 ± 1.7
MADRS-S 18 ± 11
Depression 43 (21%)
Neuropsychiatric diagnoses 9 (4%)
  1. Values are means ± standard deviations
  2. BMI body mass index, SDS standard deviation score, EDE-Q eating disorders examination-questionnaire, MADRS-S Montgomery-Åsberg depression rating scale-self report