|Descriptive statistics for difference scores of age of onset data and results of t-tests in completely and predominantly vegetarians with mental disorder|
|Disorders||Ma Δ adoption vegetarian diet and onset of disorder, in years||SD||t (df)||Kolmogorov–Smirnov test|
|Depressive Disorders||5.56||13.78||3.23 (63)**||1.09ns|
|Anxiety Disorders||10.26||12.26||6.15 (53)***||1.31ns|
|Somatoform Disorders and Syndromes||10.83||16.90||4.97 (59)***||0.84ns|
|Eating Disorders||−1.00||7.37||−0.33 (5) ns||0.43ns|
a positive values indicate that onset of mental disorder preceded adoption of the vegetarian diet.
* p < .05, ** p < .01, *** p < .001 two-tailed.
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Michalak et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:67 doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-67