Evid Based Nurs 2:44 doi:10.1136/ebn.2.2.44
  • Treatment

Cognitive behavioural self help reduced binge eating in women

Binge eating cessation rates for guided self help (GSH), pure self help (PSH), and control (waiting list)†

Length of follow up GSH PSH Control RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
After treatment 50% 8% 500% (82 to 2129) 3 (2 to 6)
After treatment 43% 8% 414% (53 to 1828) 3 (2 to 9)
After treatment 50% 43% 17% (−30 to 96) Not significant
3 months 41% 37% 11% (−38 to 100) Not significant
6 months 50% 40% 25% (−26 to 114) Not significant

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