HL Deb 07 May 1998 vol 589 c92WA
Lord Alderdice

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What has been the incidence per year of eating disorders in the United Kingdom since 1980 recorded by (a) age and (b) region. [HL1674]

The Minister of State, Department of Health (Baroness Jay of Paddington)

Information on incidence of eating disorders is not available centrally, but some information on the number of people treated as hospital in-patients for various types of eating disorder is available; this will be placed in the Library.