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Table 4 Results for the hyperphagia questionnaire for 75 people with PWS

From: Behavioral profile of adults with Prader-Willi syndrome: correlations with individual and environmental variables

Factor Mean SD Correlation with: Differences by:
Age BMI VIQa Gender Genotype
(n= 75) (n= 75) (n= 65) (M, n= 32, F, n= 43) (DEL, n= 55, Non-DEL, n= 18)
Total hyperphagic score 28.86 8.01 NS NS r = −0.258, P = 0.038* NS NS
Hyperphagic behavior 12.79 4.27 NS NS r = −0.358, P = 0.003** NS NS
Hyperphagic drive 11.50 3.31 NS NS NS NS NS
Hyperphagic severity 4.57 2.14 NS NS NS NS NS
  1. a * P ≤ 0.05, ** P ≤ 0.01.
  2. BMI body mass index, F females, M males, NS not significant, PWS Prader–Willi syndrome, VIQ verbal IQ.