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Table 1 Maternal demographic characteristics

From: Waking up every day in a body that is not yours: a qualitative research inquiry into the intersection between eating disorders and pregnancy

Participant Amelia Nancy Charlotte Ann Kathryn Ruby Nicole Rose Laura
Age 27 38 30 55 31 31 34 32 41
Relationship Status In a relationship Married Married Married Married Married Married Married Divorced
Location New York, U.S. Virginia, U.S. England, UK California, US Wisconsin, US New Jersey, US Georgia, US Maryland, US Massachusetts, US
Race Slavic/White Caucasian White, British Caucasian White White/Caucasian Caucasian Caucasian Caucasian
ED Type EDNOSa, current Past AN (purging type) Bulimia Past AN Past AN Past BN Past EDNOS Past BN Past AN
ED Active in Pregnancy No No Partially Yes No No No No No
BMI 17.8 26.6 24.2 18.5 21.1 30.7 Height 5′9″, weight not provided 21.5 29
Education High School College College Graduate School Graduate School Graduate School College Graduate School Graduate School
No. of Children 1 3 3 2 1 1 2 1 1
Child Sex F F, M, M F, F, F F, F F F M, F M M
1st Child’s Birth Year 2009 2006 2005 1986 2014 2015 2012 2016 2013
Current Job Pharmacy Tech Digital Marketing Consultant Not currently employed Certified Psychotherapist Research Associate (Postdoc) Graduate Teaching Assistant Executive Director Biologist Not currently employed
  1. AN anorexia, BN bulimia, BED binge eating disorder, EDNOS eating disorder not otherwise specified
  2. aEating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, now labeled ‘Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder’ in DSM-5