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Table 3 Prediction of one-year outcome of family-based treatment 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

Outcome Predictor Odds ratio 95% CI p
EDE-Q global score < 2.0 BMI SDS at presentation 1.11 0.72–1.71 NS
EDE-Q global score at presentation 0.66 0.52–0.84 0.001
3-month weight gain 1.26 1.09–1.46 0.002
Weight suppression at follow-up 0.57 0.36–0.89 0.013
Neuropsychiatric disease 0.47 0.18–1.22 NS
No eating disorder BMI SDS at presentation 1.78 1.18–2.69 0.006
EDE-Q global score at presentation 0.74 0.60–0.92 0.007
3-month weight gain 1.30 1.14–1.49 0.0001
Weight suppression at follow-up 0.61 0.40–0.94 0.023
Neuropsychiatric disease 0.61 0.24–1.55 NS
  1. BMI body mass index, SDS standard deviation score, EDE-Q eating disorders examination-questionnaire, CI confidence interval