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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients and control group

From: Intact social cognitive processes in outpatients with anorexia nervosa: a pilot study

Variable Anorexic patients (N = 25) Healthy controls (N = 25) t value, df = 48 p value
Mean SD Mean SD
Age 27.1 6.3 24.5 5.2 1.57 0.12
Years of education 16.1 1.4 16.4 0.9 −1.04 0.30
BMI 17.6 2.2 23.4 3.6 −6.77 0.001
Duration of illness 9.7 6.6   
No of previous admissions 3.2 2.7   
Yale–Brown scale score 20.0 6.2 4.1 5.3 9.49 0.001
BDI score 29.8 15.7 6.2 4.1 6.69 0.001
EAT-26 scale score 41.9 19.81 4.58 4.48 9.00 0.001