Binge Eating Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: Binge Eating Statistics, Compulsive Eating Statistics, Compulsive Eating Disorder Statistics, Eating Disorder Statistics, Uncontrolled Eating Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Binge Eating Disorder

  • Binge eating disorder was found to be the most common eating disorder, with a prevalence of 3.5% among women and 2% among men.
  • Among people with obesity, research has revealed that approximately 65% met the criteria for binge eating disorder. 12
  • About 4% of the total US population has binge eating disorder.
  • Those with binge eating disorder and are obese are about 20% more than their ideal weight.
  • 15% of obese people under a self help or commercial weight loss program have a binge eating disorder.

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Related Conditions

Anorexia Nervosa – Starvation, Over-Exercise, Laxatives, Diuretics, Warped Body Image
Bulimia Nervosa – purging, fasting enema, laxatives, diuretics, recurrent binge eating
Generalized Anxiety Disorder – irrational worry, anxiety, depression
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – obsession, compulsiveness, repeated ritualistic activities