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Table 2 Means and standard deviations for the intervention participants and assessment-only group on the outcome variables

From: A controlled trial of a dissonance-based eating disorders prevention program with Brazilian girls

Variables   Pretest Posttest
M (SD) M (SD)
Body dissatisfaction (BSQ) Body Project 77.49 (30.89) 55.81 (21.12)*
Assessment-only 80.69 (36.49) 92.72 (43.52)ϯ
Sociocultural influences (SATAQ-3) Body Project 75.76 (24.65) 59.11 (19.71)*
Assessment-only 82.78 (23.58) 82.84 (27.96)ϯ
Eating attitudes (EAT-26) Body Project 11.76 (9.02) 7.85 (6.76)**
Assessment-only 14.33 (15.62) 17.47 (12.32)
Eating disorders symptoms (EDDS) Body Project 10.32 (10.57) 7.03 (9.73)*
Assessment-only 11.87 (11.87) 12.00 (10.64)
Depression symptoms (CDI) Body Project 9.70 (7.97) 6.32 (4.67)*
Assessment-only 11.86 (10.66) 13.44 (15.09)ϯ
Negative affect (PANAS) Body Project 2.45 (1.26) 1.81 (0.66)*
Assessment-only 2.23 (0.84) 2.34 (1.51)ϯ
Body appreciation (BAS) Body Project 44.01 (10.56) 53.26 (8.98)*
Assessment-only 45.73 (18.95) 41.40 (10.37)ϯ
  1. *p < .001 and **p < .05 between pre- to posttest from related samples Wilcoxon signed rank test. ϯp < .05 between assessment-only and intervention from independent samples Mann-Whitney U test