Table 1—

Demographic characteristics by night-eating symptom status

All patientsNight-eating symptomsNo night-eating symptomsTest statistics (χ2)
n71468 (9.7)645 (90.3)
Female sex399 (56.0)42 (60.9)357 (55.4)0.39
Caucasian race615 (88.5)52 (77.6)563 (89.6)8.61*
Married or living as married459 (65.3)35 (51.5)424 (66.8)6.34
At least 1 year of college621 (88.7)58 (85.3)563 (80.4)0.35
Age tertiles (years)9.24*
    18–39242 (33.9)31 (44.9)211 (32.7)
    40–56233 (32.6)26 (37.7)207 (32.1)
    ≥57239 (33.5)12 (17.4)227 (35.2)
  • Data are n (%).

  • *

    * P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.05.