Table 1

Risk of first onset and point prevalence of DEB and full-syndrome or subthreshold ED by age in years

Age (years)DEBFull-syndrome or subthreshold ED
Risk of onset
HR (SE)Point prevalence*, % (cases/total)Risk of onset
 HR (SE)Point prevalence*, % (cases/total)
90.01 (0.01)5.3 (1/19)0.00 (0.00)0.0 (0/19)
100.04 (0.02)13.9 (5/36)0.01 (0.01)2.8 (1/36)
110.04 (0.02)11.1 (6/54)0.02 (0.01)3.7 (2/54)
120.02 (0.01)11.0 (8/73)0.01 (0.01)2.7 (2/73)
130.17 (0.04)30.7 (23/75)0.06 (0.02)10.7 (8/75)
140.15 (0.04)22.7 (17/75)0.01 (0.01)1.3 (1/75)
150.06 (0.03)29.8 (17/57)0.02 (0.01)8.8 (5/57)
160.10 (0.04)31.9 (15/47)0.01 (0.01)4.3 (2/47)
170.09 (0.04)36.0 (9/25)0.03 (0.02)12.0 (3/25)
180.13 (0.05)19.4 (7/36)0.02 (0.02)8.3 (3/36)
190.13 (0.06)32.1 (9/28)0.08 (0.03)32.1 (9/28)
200.13 (0.07)54.5 (12/22)0.10 (0.04)36.3 (8/22)
210.08 (0.06)41.2 (7/17)0.16 (0.04)29.4 (5/17)
220.29 (0.13)56.7 (17/30)0.08 (0.07)30.0 (9/30)
230.10 (0.10)46.7 (7/15)0.11 (0.06)40.0 (6/15)
240.13 (0.10)60.0 (6/10)0.09 (0.08)40.0 (4/10)
25–270.13 (0.09)50.0 (11/22)0.09 (0.05)27.3 (6/22)
  • HR, hazard rate.

  • *Point prevalence is calculated as follows: ([all “cases” of DEB or ED among participants of a particular age]/[total number of participants assessed at that age]).