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Table 2 A description of the participants’ families dynamics

From: Study of disturbed eating behaviors in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

 Participant
No. = 50
Family meal
 Not present14 (28.0%)
 Irregular16 (32.0%)
 Regular20 (40.0%)
Number/week
 Mean ± SD10.50 ± 4.25
 Range4–15
Environment
 Quarrelsome32 (64.0%)
 Harmonious18 (36.0%)
Reaction to eating behavior
 Appropriate12 (24.0%)
 Criticism16 (32.0%)
 Restriction16 (32.0%)
 Pressure to eat6 (12.0%)
Housing
 Extended20 (40.0%)
 Separate30 (60.0%)
Maternal education
 Low12 (24.0%)
 Middle14 (28.0%)
 High24 (48.0%)
Paternal education
 Low14 (28.0%)
 Middle13 (26.0%)
 High23 (46.0%)
Maternal occupation
 House wife22 (44.0%)
 Working28 (56.0%)
Paternal occupation
 Professional21 (42.0%)
 Laborer29 (58.0%)
  1. SD standard deviation