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Table 2 Comparison between the temporary ED relapsing group (detected during pregnancy) and non-relapsing group during pregnancy

From: The risk of eating disorder relapse during pregnancy and after delivery and postpartum depression among women recovered from eating disorders

 Temporary ED relapsing group (n = 16)Non-relapsing group (n = 8) 
Age at onset of diagnosis (years)15.9 (SD 1.2)18.0 (SD 5.4)NS
Disease duration (years)9.1 (SD 4.0)10.3 (SD 7.9)NS
Age at remission (years)25.1 (SD 4.4)28.3 (SD 6.5)NS
Age at pregnancy (years)27.1 (SD 5.0)30.1 (SD 5.8)NS
Gestational age at delivery (weeks)38.3 (SD 1.3)39 (SD 0.5)NS
Maternal complications (%)12 (75%)6 (75%)NS
Problems in the infant (%)6 (12.5%)1 (12.5%)NS
Vaginal delivery (%)11 (68.8%%)8 (100.0%%)NS
Infant weight (g)2763 (SD 392)3259 (SD 664)P < 0.1
Postpartum depression (%)10 (62.5%)2 (25.0%)NS
ED relapse after delivery (%)11 (68.8%)1 (12.5%)NS
Postpartum depression (%)10 (62.5%)2 (25.0%)
ED relapse after delivery (%)11 (68.8%)1 (12.5%)P < 0.05