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Deaths from Anorexia

Anorexia: Deaths

Anorexia is a serious eating disorder that leads to many life-threatening complications, including death in about 10% of those affected.

Anorexia: Mortaility Rates

Mortality rate: The mortality rate among people with anorexia has been estimated at 0.56 percent per year, or approximately 5.6 percent per decade, which is about 12 times higher than the annual death rate due to all causes of death among females ages 15-24 in the general population.22 (Source: excerpt from The Numbers Count: NIMH)

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