GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Bulimia Nervosa Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Bulimia Nervosa has an average age of onset at 18 to 19 years."

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"Approximately 80% of bulimia patients are female."

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"Eating disorders, including bulimia nervosa, have the highest fatality rate of any mental illness, at 4%."

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"About 50% of people who have been diagnosed with bulimia nervosa have a comorbid mood disorder."

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"Approximately 10-15% of people with bulimia nervosa are men."

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"People with bulimia nervosa are approximately 3.9 times more likely to die prematurely than those without the disorder."

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"Over 70% of those suffering from bulimia nervosa will experience full recovery with appropriate treatment."

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"Internationally, rates of bulimia nervosa range from 0.3 to 7.3% among women and less than 0.5% among men."

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"30–80% of bulimia nervosa patients have a history of childhood obesity or overweight."

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"Approximately 35% of those who diet in a moderate way will progress to pathological dieting, and of those, 20-25% progress to partial or full-syndrome bulimia."

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"About 8%-20% of people with bulimia nervosa also suffer from substance abuse disorder."

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"3.9% of those suffering from bulimia nervosa will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder in their lifetime."

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"Only 6% of people with bulimia receive mental health treatment each year."

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"Around 50% of people with bulimia nervosa have a history of anxiety disorders."

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"Victimization and trauma exposure, such as bullying or physical or sexual abuse, increase the risk of developing bulimia nervosa by 35%."

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"Individuals with bulimia have a 9-times increased risk of suicide attempts."

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"In a study, the prevalence of bulimia nervosa was found to be highest in Latin American countries, at 4.2%."

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"23% of individuals with bulimia nervosa studied also had a comorbid diagnosis of major depressive disorder."

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