Table 2 —

Mean scores on eating disorders inventory for study sample and normative sample

ScaleStudy sample
Comparison sample*
Mean scoreSDnMean scoreSDn
Male subjects
 Body dissatisfaction4.04.8644.34.7698−0.498
 Drive for thinness2.32.6681.72.56981.823
Female subjects
 Body dissatisfaction8.67.17511.37.7675−3.097
 Drive for thinness6.65.3745.65.96751.523
  • *

    * Comparison sample from Rosen et al. (22);

  • due to incomplete questionnaires, the sample size (n) differs for each subscale;

  • significance at P < 0.05.