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Table 5 Relation between ADHD severity, types, and BMI z-scores

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

 % BMI for ageTest valueP valueSig.
Mean ± SDRange
Severity of Conners global index
 Marked74.61 ± 31.843.00–96.005.363a< 0.01HS
 Moderate25.71 ± 19.105.00–55.00
ADHD type
 Hyperactive5.25 ± 3.063.00–10.0037.891b< 0.05S
 Inattentive91.38 ± 4.1385.00–96.00
 Combined59.31 ± 31.1810.00–91.00
Conners global index: total 0.619**< 0.001HS
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, Sig. significance, HS highly significance, NS non-significance, S significance
  2. **Chi-square test
  3. aIndependent t test
  4. bOne-way ANOVA test