OPEN International journal of epidemiology | 22 Apr 2016
H Bould, B De Stavola, C Magnusson, N Micali, H Dal, J Evans, C Dalman and G Lewis
Clinical anecdote suggests that rates of eating disorders (ED) vary between schools. Given their high prevalence and mortality, understanding risk factors is important. We hypothesised that rates of ED would vary between schools, and that school proportion of female students and proportion of parents with post-high school education would be associated with ED, after accounting for individual characteristics.
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