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Binge Eating Disorder Prevalence

Demographics (for lifetime prevalence)

• 12-month Prevalence: 1.2% of U.S. adult population

• Sex:

• Severe: Not Reported

4.5

• Lifetime Prevalence: 2.8% of U.S. adult population

Female

4.0 3.5 Percent

4.0 3.5

Percent

3.0

3.5

3.0 2.5 2.0

1.6

2.8

2.5

1.5

2.0

2.0

1.0

1.5 1.0

Male

0.8

0.5

1.2

0 12-month Prevalence

0.5 0 12-month Prevalence

Lifetime Prevalence

• Race: Not Reported

Lifetime Prevalence

• Age: – People ages 18–29, 30–44, and 45–59 were all significantly more likely than 60+ year olds to suffer from binge eating disorder

Average Age-of-Onset: 25 years old

Treatment/Services Use 50 45

43.6

40

• Lifetime Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder: 43.6% of those with disorder are receiving treatment

35 Percent

• 12-month Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder: 28.4% of those with disorder are receiving treatment

30 25

28.4

20 15 10 5 0 12-month Treatment

Lifetime Treatment

Hudson JI, Hiripi E, Pope HG, Kessler RC. The prevalence and correlates of eating disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Biological Psychiatry. 2007; 61:348-58.


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