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Table 5 Temporary relationships between onsets of DSM-5 eating disorders and suicide attempts

From: Suicide attempts in US adults with lifetime DSM-5 eating disorders

  AN
(n = 60)
AN-R
(n = 28)
AN-BP
(n = 32)
BN
(n = 29)
BED
(n = 64)
ED onset first (% [SE]) 95% confidence limits 50.4 (6.87) 44.4 (3.04) 54.9 (6.35) 47.6 (10.6) 71.2 (4.47)
(35.3–65.5) (34.7–54.0) (37.2–72.5) (18.3–76.9) (61.6–80.8)
SAs first (% [SE]) 95% confidence limits 44.1 (6.73) 43.6 (3.24) 44.5 (6.32) 17.5 (2.41) 26.6 (4.65)
(29.3–58.9) (33.3–53.9) (27.0–62.0) (10.9–24.2) (16.6–36.6)
Both in the same year (% [SE]) 95% confidence limits 5.5 (1.71) 12.1 (4.02) 0.63 (0.04) 34.9 (11.7) 2.2 (0.70)
(1.7–9.3) (0.00–24.8) (0.51–0.75) (2.3–67.5) (0.7–3.7)
  1. Notes. AN anorexia nervosa, AN-R anorexia nervosa restricting subtype, AN-BP anorexia nervosa binge eating/purging subtype, BN bulimia nervosa, BED binge eating disorder. ED groups are not mutually exclusive as respondents may have had multiple lifetime ED diagnosis. All analyses were adjusted for age, sex, race/ethnicity, and education, and complex survey design of NESARC-III.  = significantly different from 50% at p < .05