Anorexia Nervosa Statistics
(Also Known As: Anorexia Statistics, Eating Disorder Statistics, Self Starvation Statistics, Unhealthy Dieting Statistics, Anorexic Statistics, Binge Eating Statistics)
(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)
Statistics on Anorexia Nervosa
90% of people diagnosed with anorexia nervosa are female and 10% are male.
The risk for hospitalization in females is about 89.2% attributed to anorexia nervosa.
Researchers found out in 2006 that the general prevalence of anorexia nervosa in females was 1.20% and 0.29% in males. 10
There were more cases of anorexia nervosa among people born after 1945. 11
In a recent study (2007), it was found that 2.2% of the population is affected by Anorexia Nervosa. 12
Could You Have Anorexia Nervosa?
Anorexia Nervosa Topics
|Binge Eating Disorder – Excessive Eating, Uncontrolled Eating Large Amount of Foods, Depression|
|Body Dysmorphic Disorder – Obsessive, Compulsive Concern of General Appearance, Dysmorphic Syndrome, Anxiety, Depression|
|Bulimia Nervosa – Eating Disorder, Binge Eating, Purging, Fasting, Over Exercising, Laxatives, Enema, Diuretics|
|Childhood Eating Disorder – Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Excessive Worry About Weight, Anxiety, Binge Eating Disorder|
|Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Disorder – Obsession, Compulsive Behavior, Anxiety, Perfectionism, Recurrent and Persistent Thoughts|