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Table 5 Predictive factors of eating disorders among the study sample

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

Independent variables B SE EX (B) Confidence interval (CI) Sig. (P value)
Lower limit Upper limit
Predictive factors       
 Female gender 1.957 0.492 7.077 2.698 18.559 0.0001**
 Overweight (BMI = 25–29.9) 1.482 0.718 4.401 1.078 17.976 0.039*
 Low self-esteem level (0–23 score) 1.430 1.562 0.239 0.011 5.113 0.0001**
 High body shape preoccupation (40–60 score) 2.079 0.445 0.125 0.052 0.299 0.0001**
  1. P value: (*) significant if P < 0.05 and (**) highly significant if P < 0.001
  2. B logistic regression coefficient, SE standard error of B, Exp (B) estimated odds ratio