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Table 1 Weighted lifetime and 12-month prevalence of eating disorders amongst 5542 participants

From: Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of eating disorders amongst women in mid-life: a population-based study of diagnoses and risk factors

  N Weighted lifetime prevalence, % (95% CI) N Weighted 12-month prevalence, % (95% CI)
Any eating disorder 332 15.33 (13.48–17.42) 108 3.61 (3.00–4.35)
Anorexia nervosa (all) 105 3.64 (2.81–4.72) 7 0.23 (0.16–0.47)
Anorexia nervosa restrictive 51 2.05 (1.40–3.01)
Anorexia nervosa binge-purge 54 1.68 (1.28–2.21)
Bulimia nervosa 68 2.15 (1.70–2.74) 14 0.41 (0.24–0.70)
Binge eating disorder 62 1.96 (1.52–2.51) 33 1.03 (0.73–1.46)
OSFED (all) 211 7.64 (6.32–9.24) 56 1.65 (1.26–2.17)
 Purging disorder 36 1.28 (0.85–1.92) 7 0.23 (0.11–0.47)
 Sub-threshold bulimia nervosa 46 1.42 (1.06–1.90) 14 0.44 (0.27–0.74)
 Sub-threshold binge eating disorder 30 0.90 (0.63–1.30) 13 0.38 (0.22–0.67)
 Atypical anorexia nervosa 51 1.70 (1.22–2.39) 12 0.35 (0.20–0.63)
 Other OSFED 49 2.14 (1.43–3.22) 10 0.29 (0.16–0.55)
  1. Note: Two women (0.09% (0.03–0.29)) were diagnosed as unspecified feeding or eating disorder
  2. OSFED other specified feeding and eating disorder