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Table 4 Changes in eating disorder symptoms between T0 and T1for EDE-Q global and subscale scores

From: The impact of Facebook use on self-reported eating disorders during the COVID-19 lockdown

  T0   T1   t (114) p Cohen’s d ES
  M SD α M SD α
EDE-Q - Restraint 2.72 2.05 .89 2.71 1.81 .87 .147 .883 .137
EDE-Q – Eating Concerns 2.23 1.93 .88 2.70 1.91 .90 −6.374 .000 −.594
EDE-Q – Shape Concerns 3.76 1.98 .95 4.13 1.99 .96 −6.406 .000 −.597
EDE-Q – Weight Concerns 3.22 1.99 .87 3.72 1.93 .91 −6.645 .000 −.620
EDE-Q – Total score 2.98 1.87 .97 3.31 1.79 .97 −5.876 .000 −.548
  1. Note: T0 = total Italian lockdown - from March 15, 2020 to April 11, 2020; T1 = following period of time in which, even if the mass quarantine was lifted, a large number of preventive and protective measures were adopted - from June 5, 2020 to June 16, 2020; EDE-Q = Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire