Table 1.

Study sample demographics

MeasureLean (n = 23)Overweight/obese (n = 40)t2p
BMI (kg/m2)21.88 (1.3)30.84 (4.82)8.70<0.001
Age (years)29.78 (6.00)29.85 (5.75)0.040.97
Gender
    Female13230.010.99
    Male1017
Education
    University degree13210.010.96
    No university degree1019
Average yearly income (£)
    ≤9,9997112.410.49
    10,000–19,9991013
    20,000–29,999312
    30,000–39,99933
Ethnicity
    White20350.900.82
    Black12
    Asian22
    Other01
    IQ107.45 (12.78)111.28 (17.45)0.900.37
DEBQ
    Restraint22.86 (8.35)26.58 (5.87)2.050.05
    Emotional27.23 (8.15)31.58 (9.58)1.800.08
    External30.73 (4.58)32.45 (6.15)1.150.26
  • Values are reported as the mean (SD) or n, unless otherwise indicated. DEBQ, Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire.