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Table 3 Postoperative behaviors of eating disorders of patients, as assessed by the EDE-Q

From: Quality of life, food tolerance, and eating disorder behavior after laparoscopic gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy - results from a middle eastern center of excellence

Subscale category Gastric sleeve surgery (n = 48) Gastric banding (n = 36) P value
Global EDE score 2.4 ± 1.2 3.2 ± 0.9 0.001*
Restraint 1.5 ± 1.6 1.8 ± 1.5 0.296
Eating concern 1.7 ± 1.3 2.6 ± 1.3 0.006*
Shape concern 3.3 ± 1.5 4.5 ± 1.2 < 0.001*
Weight concern 3.1 ± 1.4 4.0 ± 1.2 0.001*
  1. *P value of < 0.05 was considered significant. Data expressed as mean ± SD
  2. p value from Mann-Whitney U test. Higher scores indicate greater levels of symptomatology