Table 3: Demographic and psychological characteristics stratified by baseline binge status and overall binge status.

Demographics, weight, and psychological characteristicsNo baseline binge
mean (SD) or %
( )
Baseline binge eating
mean (SD) or %
( )
No binge
mean (SD) or %
( )
Inconsistent binge
mean (SD) or %
( )
Consistent binge
mean (SD) or %
( )

Age (y)47.0 (10.4)45.0 (11.7)0.14547.4 (10.3)42.6 (11.4)47.2 (11.1)0.002*
Weight (lbs)173.7 (33.5)183.2 (39.5)0.034*173.3 (33.6)181.5 (40.0)183.9 (37.0)0.048*
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)28.1 (4.5) 29.6 (5.5) 0.028*27.9 (4.8)29.6 (5.5)29.5 (4.9)0.007*
Gender
 % Female81.082.90.69779.587.884.60.209
Treatment group
 % Self-directed control49.252.60.59247.354.161.50.127
Ethnicity
 % non-Hispanic white92.890.70.53692.388.692.20.598
Employment status
 % Employed84.877.60.13582.986.573.10.136
Marital status
 % Married66.865.30.55367.163.266.70.570
 % Previously married19.816.720.017.614.6
 % Never married13.418.112.919.118.8
Baseline CES-D depression score4.8 (3.5)6.1 (4.0)0.007*4.9 (3.5)5.7 (4.8)5.9 (3.7)0.077
Average CES-D depression score5.1 (3.5)6.2 (3.8)0.019*5.0 (3.4)6.5 (4.5)6.4 (3.6)0.001*
Withdrawal status (%)
 Yes 8.36.60.6288.64.15.80.371

for difference <0.05.