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Table 2 The frequency (n) and percentage (%) of BMI ranges in all participants that attended BETRS for assessment

From: A retrospective study of the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis of eating disorders in Victoria, Australia

BMI Range (kg/m2) n (%)
Underweight (<18.50 kg/m2)  
Severe thinness (<16 kg/m 2 ) 88 (30.9)
Moderate thinness (16–16.99 kg/m 2 ) 34 (11.9)
Mild thinness (17.00-18.49 kg/m 2 ) 57 (20.0)
Normal (18.50-24.99 kg/m2) 93 (32.6)
Overweight (25–29.99 kg/m2) 13 (4.6)
Obese (>30 kg/m2) 0 (0)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, BETRS Body Image & Eating Disorders Treatment and Recovery Service, n number of patients