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Table 2 Total sample characteristics at treatment onset

From: Adolescents with full or subthreshold anorexia nervosa in a naturalistic sample – characteristics and treatment outcome

  Total sample (n = 3997)
Girls (%) 3823 (95.6)
Studying (%) 3574 (89.4)
Living with parents/other relatives (%) 3785 (94.7)
Low weight (%) 2385 (59.7)
AN (%) 2284 (57.1)
Previous ED treatment (%) 1221 (30.5)
Social complications (%) 543 (13.6)
Psychiatric complications (%) 685 (17.1)
Somatic complications (%) 149 (3.7)
Sick leave (%) 265 (6.6)
Referred to treatment by other treatment unit or school (%) 2424 (60.6)
Age at first symptoms of ED M (SD) 14.6 (1.9)
Age when entering treatment M (SD) 16.6 (1.8)
Illness duration at treatment onset (in years) M (SD) 2.0 (1.8)
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation