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Table 1 Demographic and presenting characteristics of male youth

From: Eating disorders in biological males: clinical presentation and consideration of sex differences in a pediatric sample

Living Arrangements (n = 71)
 Living with both parents (biological or adoptive/foster parents) 45 (63.4%)
 Living with mother (biological or adoptive/foster parent) 16 (22.5%)
 Living equally in two homes (parents or other caregivers) 5 (7.0%)
 Living with mother and a step-parent 3 (4.2%)
 Living with other caregivers (e.g., grandparents) 2 (2.8%)
Prior Eating Disorder Treatment (n = 71)
 Community hospital admission (medical stabilization) 27 (38.0%)
 Outpatient eating disorder treatment 29 (40.8%)
 Inpatient admission to a specialized eating disorders program 1 (1.4%)
 Day treatment/residential treatment admission 0 (0%)
Certification for Involuntary Treatment (n = 66)
 Voluntary admission 54 (81.8%)
 Certification for part or all of admission 12 (18.2%)
Vegetarianism (n = 66)
 Partial Vegetarian (most meals are vegetarian) 3 (4.5%)
 Full vegetarian 5 (7.6%)
 Vegan 1 (1.5%)
 Not Vegetarian 57 (86.4%)
Self-harm and Suicidality (n = 71)
 Current self-harm behaviours 5 (7.0%)
 Past history of self-harm behaviours 5 (7.0%)
 Previous suicide attempt 5 (7.0%)
History of abuse
 Physical abuse reported at assessment (n = 69) 4 (5.8%)
 Sexual abuse reported at assessment (n = 68) 1 (1.5%)
Co-occurring psychiatric diagnoses at assessment (n = 71)
 Major depressive disorder 10 (14.1%)
 Other mood disorder (including not otherwise specified/unspecified, and persistent depressive disorder/dysthymia) 2 (2.8%)
 Generalized anxiety disorder 3 (4.2%)
 Social anxiety disorder 3 (4.2%)
 Panic disorder 2 (2.8%)
 Other anxiety disorder (including not otherwise specified/unspecified anxiety disorder, selective mutism, and specific phobia) 11 (15.5%)
 Obsessive-compulsive disorder 3 (4.2%)
 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder 3 (4.2%)
 Autism spectrum disorder 2 (2.8%)
 Substance-related disorder 1 (1.4%)