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Table 3 Participant demographics (N = 2288)

From: The classification of feeding and eating disorders in the ICD-11: results of a field study comparing proposed ICD-11 guidelines with existing ICD-10 guidelines

  Language group
All English Spanish Japanese French Chinese
N (%) 1061 (46%) 315 (14%) 340 (15%) 219 (10%) 353 (15%)
WHO global region
 Africa 64 (2.8%) 50 (4.7%) 0 0 14 (6.4%) 0
 USA and Canada 229 (10.0%) 221 (20.8%) 1 (0.3%) 0 7 (3.2%) 0
 Latin America/Caribbean 276 (12.1%) 43 (4.1%) 226 (71.8%) 0 7 (3.2%) 0
 Eastern Mediterranean 52 (2.3%) 46 (4.3%) 0 0 6 (2.7%) 0
 Europe 755 (33.0%) 484 (45.6%) 86 (27.3%) 0 185 (84.5%) 0
 Southeast Asia 144 (6.3%) 144 (13.6%) 0 0 0 0
 Western Pacific—Asia 695 (30.3%) 5 (0.5%) 0 337 (99.1%) 0 353 (100%)
 Western Pacific—Oceania 66 (2.9%) 66 (6.2%) 0 0 0 0
 Missing 8 (0.3%) 2 (0.2%) 2 (0.6%) 3 (0.9%) 1 (0.5%) 0
Male:Female 1277:985 (56:43)% 557:479 (53:47)% 153:162 (49:51)% 255:85 (75:25)% 122:96 (56:44)% 190:163 (54:46)%
Profession
 Medicine 1367 (59.7%) 515 (48.5%) 125 (39.7%) 270 (79.4%) 145 (66.2%) 312 (88.4%)
 Psychology 693 (30.3%) 397 (37.4%) 161 (51.1%) 52 (15.3%) 58 (26.5%) 25 (7.1%)
 Counseling 85 (3.7%) 68 (6.4%) 3 (1.0%) 3 (0.9%) 2 (0.9%) 9 (2.5%)
 Nursing 49 (2.1%) 26 (2.5%) 2 (0.6%) 6 (1.8%) 11(5.0%) 4 (1.1%)
 Social work 24 (1.0%) 17 (1.6%) 3 (1.0%) 1 (0.3%) 0 3 (0.8%)
 Sex therapy 6 (0.3%) 6 (0.6%) 0 0 0 0
 Speech therapy 2 (0.1%) 2 (0.2%) 0 0 0 0
 Other 62 (2.7%) 30 (2.8%) 21 (6.7%) 8 (2.4%) 3 (1.4%) 0
Mean (SD)
 Age 44.52 (11.08) 46.22 (10.91) 45.96 (11.75) 44.64 (10.26) 42.62 (12.29) 39.17 (8.87)
 Years of experience 13.77 (10.12) 14.60 (10.08) 16.56 (10.58) 13.31 (9.89) 13.73 (10.82) 9.29 (7.95)