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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the entire cohort ( N= 941) and eating disorder status

From: The HOPE (Helping to Outline Paediatric Eating Disorders) Project: development and debut of a paediatric clinical eating disorder registry

  N Entire cohort
Sex (female) 941 852 (90.5%)
Age, M ± SD [range] 941 14.34 ± 2.02 [4.25,17.92]
 <12 yrs   111 (11.8%)
 12-14 yrs   207 (22.0%)
 14- 16 yrs   455 (48.4%)
 >16 yrs   168 (17.9%)
Rural residence 915 152 (16.6%)
Parents at residence 822  
 Biological parents   531 (64.6%)
 Mother and stepfather   149 (18.1%)
 Single mother   112 (13.6%)
 Other   30 (3.6%)
Eating disorder status 941  
 No eating disorder   256 (27.2%)
 DSM-IV eating disorder   685 (72.8%)
  1. Estimates are n (%) unless otherwise indicated. N column is total number with valid (i.e., non-missing) data.