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Table 1 Descriptive data of present study participants

From: Exploring relationships over time between psychological distress, perceived stress, life events and immature defense style on disordered eating pathology

  Response number (n) Mean Std deviation Median IQ range
Age 368 32.9 11.5 27.0 24.0-39.8
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 356 25.5 6.1 24.3 21.3-27.9
Perceive Stress Scale 360 15.7 7.1 15.0 11.0-20.0
Defense Style Questionnaire      
   Mature 352 5.4 1.1 5.4 4.6-6.3
   Neurotic 362 4.4 1.1 4.4 3.8-5.1
   Immature 348 3.4 0.9 3.4 2.8-3.9
Eating Disorder Examination- Questionnaire      
   Weight concern subscale 366 2.0 1.5 1.9 0.6-3.0
   Eating concern subscale 359 0.9 1.1 0.4 0.2-1.2
   Shape concern subscale 358 2.3 1.5 2.1 1.0-3.5
   Restraint subscale 365 1.5 1.3 1.0 0.4-2.4
   Global Score 348 1.7 1.2 1.4 0.6-2.4
Kessler 10 Psychological Distress Scale 362 17.3 6.4 16 13.0-20.0
Life events Checklist      
   Health life event 364 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.0-0.0
   Perinatal life event 364 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0-0.0
   Trauma life event 365 0.4 0.7 0.0 0.0-1.0
   Family personal life event 363 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.0-2.0
   Socioeconomic life event 361 1.8 1.3 2.0 1.0-2.0
   Legal life event 365 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0-0.0
   Total Life Events Score 348 3.8 2.4 3.0 2.0-5.0