Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Although the recession caused more people with eating disorders to avoid spending money on treatment, industry revenue still grew slightly during the five years to 2013. Growth can be partially attributed to increasing understanding and awareness of the prevalence of eating disorders. In the next five years, further destigmatization of eating disorders will underpin demand as more people come out of the shadows and seek necessary treatment.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Eating disorder clinics are located in most states, reflecting the industry's fragmented nature. The geographic spread of the industry also indicates the growing demand for eating disorder treatment services on a national scale, a factor that serves to encourage the establishment of a number of centers close to heavily populated regions. The regions accounting for the largest share of industry activity include the Southeast, West, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic. The largest states in terms of industry establishments and employment are California, Texas and Florida.
The industry has a low degree of geographic concentration, with the Southeast and West regions accounting for about 42.4% of all establishments in 2013... purchase to read more