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Table 1 Characteristics at assessment of 170 adolescents presenting with a restrictive eating disorder

From: Changes and predictive value for treatment outcome of the compulsive exercise test (CET) during a family-based intervention for adolescents eating disorders

Gender (M/F) 10/160
Age (years) 15,0 ± 1,6 (range 11.4–17.8)
BMI SDS −0,84 ± 1,19 (range − 3.69 – 2.47)
Weight loss (kg) 6,4 ± 5,4 (range 0–27.4)
Duration (months) 9,0 ± 7,4 (range 2–48)
Reporting vomiting 29 (17%)
Reporting exercise 137 (81%)
Reporting self-destructive behaviour 23 (14%)
ED diagnoses (AN/OSFEDr) 26/170 (15/85%)
Depression 28 (17%)
Reported exercise frequency (days/week) 3,7 ± 1,9
CET total score 2,66 ± 0,87
CET avoidance and rule driven behaviour 2,60 ± 1,40
CET weight control 3,05 ± 1,35
CET mood regulation 3,59 ± 1,20
CET lack of exercise enjoyment 1,37 ± 1,08
CET exercise rigidity 1,47 ± 1,35
EDE-Q global score 2,9 ± 1,6
MADRS-S 17 ± 10
  1. Values are means ± SD
  2. AN anorexia nervosa, BMI body mass index, CET compulsive exercise test, ED eating disorder, EDE-Q eating disorders examination-questionnaire, MADRS-S Montgomery-Åsberg depression rating scale – self report, OSFEDr other specified feeding and eating disorders – restrictive subtype, SDS standard deviation score