How many people were diagonosed with anorexia nervosa in the us in 2011?

> 80,000. The incidence of anorexia nervosa (AN) is highest in adolescence. According the national adolescent health information center, there were about 40,000,000 adolescents (age 10-19) in the US in 2010. According to a paper in the Arch Gen Psychiatry 2011:68(7)714, the 12 month prevalence rate (number of cases in a year) for an was 0.2%. Therefore, about 80,000 adolescents had an in 2010.