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Table 3 Eating disorder pathology and perception of the family in connection with low-,mid- and high-range values of extraversion and neuroticism

From: An investigation of the mediating role of personality and family functioning in the association between attachment styles and eating disorder status

  M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
ED group (n = 106) Extraversion   
  Low-range values Mid-range values High-range values
  (n = 52) (n = 43) (n = 11)
Eating disorder pathology (EDE-Q) 4.22 (1.31) 3.67 (1.70) 2.44 (1.81)
Perception of the family (EXIS.pers) 2.54 (1.08) 3.45 (1.06) 4.24 (1.54)
  Neuroticism   
  Low-range values Mid-range values High-range values
  (n = 8) (n = 45) (n = 53)
Eating disorder pathology (EDE-Q) 2.60 (1.85) 3.20 (1.74) 4.52 (1.06)
Perception of the family (EXIS.pers) 4.39 (1.59) 3.47 (1.13) 2.57 (1.07)
Non-ED group (n = 147) Extraversion   
  Low-range values Mid-range values High-range values
  (n = 9) (n = 89) (n = 49)
Eating disorder pathology (EDE-Q) 1.63 (1.42) 1.25 (1.05) 1.00 (0.96)
Perception of the family (EXIS.pers) 4.34 (1.12) 4.60 (1.07) 4.80 (0.94)
  Neuroticism   
  Low-range values Mid-range values High-range values
  (n = 48) (n = 87) (n = 12)
Eating disorder pathology (EDE-Q) 4.22 (1.31) 3.67 (1.70) 2.44 (1.81)
Perception of the family (EXIS.pers) 5.01 (0.98) 4.53 (0.98) 4.13 (1.19)
  1. Extraversion and neuroticism: low-range values = stanine scores ranging from 1 to 3; mid-range values = stanine scores ranging from 4 to 6; high-range values = stanine scores ranging from 7 to 9; EDE-Q: theoretical range is 0 to 6; EXIS.pers: theoretical range is 0 to 6