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Table 3 Splitting of Axis-I lifetime comorbidities into diagnoses (follow-up χ 2 tests, df= 1, n= 167)

From: Axis-I comorbidity is linked to prospective instability of diagnoses within eating disorders

Axis-I diagnosis   Stable course Instable course χ2 p
Affective disorder Yes 43.0% 58.0% 3.71 0.054
  No 57.0% 42.0%
Substance abuse Yes 20.3% 29.5% 1.91 0.167
  No 79.7% 70.5%
Anxiety disorder Yes 51.9% 56.8% 0.41 0.524
  No 48.1% 43.2%