What Are the Statistics of Having an Eating Disorder?

Question by SeaYouAtTheBeach: What are the statistics of having an eating disorder?
What are the statistics of girls with eating disorders? How many of them that start dieting at age 13-14 get an eating disorder? What percent?
Maybe I should have put it this way: What are the chances of a person who started dieting at age 13 getting an eating disorder? i.e.(this isn’t true but just an example of the kind of answer I’m looking for)—20% of people who start dieting at age 13 get an eating disorder…

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Answer by Harold T
dont know does it run in the family

Answer by Kelly
Almost all of us have it in the US. Food is too good and there is too much of it. Maybe you should look at France.

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