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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the study sample

From: Occurrence, sociodemographic, and clinical correlates of eating disorders among a sample of secondary school students in Egypt

Variables

Secondary school students (n = 407)

 

Range

Mean ± SD

Age, year

16–17.5

16.05 ± 0.23

Father’s income

N

%

 No income

1

0.2

 Not enough

23

5.7

 Enough

227

55.8

 Enough and spare

156

38.3

Father’s description

N

%

 Kind

338

83

 Dominant

58

14.3

 Harmful

6

1.5

 Dictatorial

5

1.2

Mother’s description

N

%

 Kind

364

89.4

 Dominant

34

8.4

 Harmful

4

1

 Dictatorial

51

1.2

Crowding index

N

%

 One

54

13.3

 Two

329

80.8

 Three

24

5.9

Home atmosphere

N

%

 Warm

202

49.6

 Peaceful

51

12.5

 Over-criticizing

37

9.1

 Full of problems, annoying

117

28.7

Body weight

34-130

65.06 ± 14.84

Body mass index (BMI)

16-45

23.72 ± 4.72

Eating attitudes test scores

3-61

18.53 ± 9.25

Body shape preoccupation

No

%

 High preoccupation (≥ 40 scores) (40–60)

83

20.4

 Low preoccupation (< 40 scores) (10–39)

324

79.6

Body shape preoccupation

No

%

 High preoccupation (≥ 40 scores) (40–60)

83

20.4

 Low preoccupation (< 40 scores) (10–39)

324

79.6

Body shape preoccupation

No

%

 High preoccupation (≥ 40 scores) (40–60)

83

20.4

 Low preoccupation (< 40 scores) (10–39)

324

79.6

Body Shape Questionnaire-Revised-10 (BSQ-R-10) total scores

Range

Mean ± SD

10–60

28.6 ± 13.07

Self-esteem levels

No

%

  Low level (< 40%) (0–23)

14

3.4

  Moderate and high levels (40–100%) (24–60)

393

96.6

Self-esteem scale scores

Range

Mean ± SD

11–58

39.65 ± 8.99