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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Reliability and validity of the Japanese translation of the Eating Disorders Quality of Life (ED-QOL) scale for Japanese healthy female university undergraduate students and patients with eating disorders

  Eating disorder patients healthy university undergraduate students
(n = 469)
(n = 99)
age(years) 32.8 ± 12.1 19.9 ± 1.7
body mass index(kg/m2) 18.3 ± 5.8 20.7 ± 2.8
occupation
 student 23 469
 full-time worker 16 0
 part-time worker 18 0
 homemaker/unemployed/on leave 42 0
Binge-eating (per 4 weeks) 8.9 ± 22.4 1.7 ± 3.7
Vomiting (per 4 weeks) 8.3 ± 18.3 0.1 ± 0.8
Use of laxatives (per 4 weeks) 2.7 ± 8.7 0.1 ± 1.6
Compulsive exercise (per 4 weeks) 3.9 ± 8.4 0.4 ± 1.5
EAT-26
 total score 24.5 ± 16.1 8.7 ± 6.2
 Dieting 13.1 ± 9.1 6.2 ± 4.2
 Bulimia and Food Preoccupation 5.7 ± 5.3 1.0 ± 1.7
 Oral Control 5.8 ± 5.1 1.5 ± 2.3
EDI-2
 Drive for Thinness (DT) 9.1 ± 6.6 5.6 ± 4.9
 Body Dissatisfaction (BD) 15.3 ± 7.4 16.2 ± 7.1
 Bulimia (B) 5.7 ± 6.6 2.6 ± 3.5
  1. EDI-2 Eating Disorder Inventry-2, ED-QOL Eating Disorder Quality of Life