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Table 3 Mean (SD) of AM and anthropometric measurements in control and eating disorder groups

From: Age at menarche, eating disorders, and their relationships with some parameters in female adolescents in Iran

Variables CONT (n = 597) ED (n = 128)
AN (n = 85) BN & BED (n = 38)
AM (years) 12.91 (1.1) 13.20 (1.07) 13.04 (1.1)*
BMI (kg/m2) 23.02 (3.6) 17.48 (1.5) 24.64 (4.5)**
Weight (kg) 59.48 (10.1) 45.11 (5.3) 64.20 (12.2)**
Height (cm) 160.68 (5.6) 160.48 (5.03) 161.34 (5.7)***
WC (cm) 73.95 (7.6) 65.20 (4.7) 76.50 (10.1)**
  1. AM age at menarche, AN anorexia nervosa, BN & BED bulimia nervosa & binge-eating disorder, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference
  2. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was performed; p < 0.05
  3. *p < 0.05
  4. **p < 0.001
  5. ***Not significant