GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Report: Eating Disorder Death Rate Statistics

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"Every 62 minutes at least one person dies as a direct result from an eating disorder."

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"Eating disorders directly cause the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, with anorexia having the most fatalities."

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"In a study, it was found that 4% of anorexia nervosa patients die from complications arising from their illness."

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"Among people diagnosed with anorexia, the risk of death is nearly six times higher than that in the general population."

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"A study found that by age 20, nearly 20% of females and 10% of males have experienced an eating disorder."

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"Among people with bulimia nervosa, the standardized mortality ratio is nearly twice that of the general population."

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"An estimated 0.9% of American women will suffer from anorexia in their lifetime."

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"Roughly 1.5% of American women suffer from bulimia nervosa in their lifetime."

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"Among those with eating disorders, the suicide attempt rate is significantly higher."

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"Eating disorders are associated with a lack of social and economic productivity contributing to a high economic burden."

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"Individuals with eating disorders can have a quality of life as poor as those with severe depression."

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"In a study, 9% of the total population had experienced an eating disorder at some point in their lifetime."

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"Eating disorders disproportionately affect women, with just one man for every ten women diagnosed."

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"Anorexia is associated with a mortality rate as high as 10%."

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"Around 6% of people with bulimia die from the condition."

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"Almost half of all anorexia patients have a comorbid mood disorder."

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"Amongst patients with anorexia, more than one in five suicides are successful."

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