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Number of Girls with Eating Disorder

How many girls have an eating disorder in the US?

1 in 10.

There are 1 in 10 girls in America who suffer from an eating disorder. This is according to the newsletter Facts for Families published by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in May 2008. Eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating.

This fact is verified on : April 10, 2010.

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