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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients

From: A multi-centre cohort study of short term outcomes of hospital treatment for anorexia nervosa in the UK

  Adult Inpatients (N=150) Adult Day patients (N=16) Adolescent Inpatients (N=11)
  Frequency (%)   
Female : Male 95 : 5 100 : 0 91 : 10
Ethnicity    
White (British, Irish, Other) 94 69 100
Asian/Asian British/Mixed 6 31 0
Marital Status    
Married/Living together/In a relationship 22 19 0
Single 75 75 100
Divorced/Separated/Widowed 3 6 0
Highest Qualifications    
None 4 0 30
O-Level/GCSE/A-Level/GNVQ 52 38 60
Diploma/BTEC 10 6 0
University degree or higher 33 56 0
Other 1 0 10
Employment Status    
Paid employment (full-time : part-time) 11 : 5 0 : 13 0 : 0
Homemaker/Unemployed/Sick/Retired 56 62 10
Student 27 25 90
Other 1 0 0
Living Situation    
Living alone 14 19 0
Living with partner 19 12 0
Living with relatives 54 44 89
Other (e.g. hostel, flat with friends) 13 25 11