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

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Related Conditions

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