TABLE 1

Demographic and Academic Characteristics of Patients Diagnosed With ED or SFD (Mean ± SD or n [%])

EDSFDt, χ2
Patient demographics
 Age at consult (y)14.9±2.914.6±3.30.59
 Race/ethnicity (Nonminority versus minority patients)7.83**
  White (not Hispanic or Latino)111 (88.8)94 (75.2)
  African American1 (0.8)14 (11.2)
  Asian4 (3.2)1 (0.8)
  Hispanic/Latino4 (3.2)5 (4.0)
  Other2 (1.6)10 (8.0)
  Unknown3 (2.4)1 (0.8)
 Sex9.45**
  Girl108 (86.4)88 (70.4)
  Boy17 (13.6)37 (29.6)
 Median household income (US dollars)$93 390 ± $66 414$77 494 ± $29 8952.38***
 Insurance coverage at admission1.13
  State/federal insurance24 (19.2)30 (24)
  Private insurance99 (79.2)94 (75.2)
  Other2 (1.6)1 (0.8)
Academics/learning interventions
 High academic achievement56 (54.4)37 (31.9)11.28*
 Learning disability/learning difficulties25 (20)70 (56)27.37*
 Receipt of learning intervention24 (19.2)61 (48.8)24.40*
  Individualized education plan10 (8)28 (22.4)10.06**
  504 plan2 (1.6)16 (12.8)11.73*
  Home schooling2 (1.6)9 (7.2)4.66***
  Other intervention (special classroom, 1:1 aide, etc)6 (4.8)27 (21.6)15.40*
  • * P ≤ .001; **P ≤ .01; ***P < .05, all two-tailed.