Study finds 10% of girls, 3% of boys purge or binge eat

06/9/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

A study that included more than 12,000 children ages 9 to 15 found more than 10% of girls and 3% of boys binge eat or purge at least once a week. The Growing Up Today Study found purging was more common among girls and binge eating was common among boys, and few children engaged in both types of eating disorders.

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