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Table 2 Health Care Costs (NIS at 2010 price levels) by BMI

From: Economic effects of interventions to reduce obesity in Israel

BMI

Health

Care

Costs

BMI

distribution

Population

Health Care Costs of

Obesity or Overweight

    

Total

per person

 

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e)

< 19

n.a.

2.4%

115,576

n.a.

n.a.

19

94%

2.5%

121,863

0

0

20

96%

4.6%

220,030

0

0

21

98%

5.3%

258,233

0

0

22

100%

7.2%

345,761

0

0

23

103%

8.7%

420,717

0

0

24

106%

9.8%

473,911

0

0

25

108%

9.8%

473,427

123,593,389

261

26

110%

8.9%

429,905

145,645,761

339

27

112%

8.2%

395,570

156,151,524

395

28

115%

7.2%

346,729

171,456,620

494

29

119%

6.0%

292,084

175,690,848

602

30

123%

4.9%

238,890

196,332,658

822

31

126%

3.1%

149,911

141,832,838

946

32

129%

2.4%

116,060

123,015,268

1060

33

133%

2.5%

120,412

144,311,733

1198

34

137%

1.4%

66,734

88,051,773

1319

35

140%

1.5%

72,054

103,825,223

1441

36

143%

1.1%

51,117

79,881,318

1563

37

146%

0.78%

37,813

63,208,344

1672

38

149%

0.39%

18,906

33,668,568

1781

39

154%

0.35%

16,806

32,499,750

1934

40

158%

0.23%

11,204

23,329,496

2082

41

162%

0.12%

5,602

12,496,246

2231

42

166%

0.19%

9,103

21,657,584

2379

≥ 43

184%

0.55%

26,609

80,664,301

3031

  

100%

4,835,024

1,917,313,242

 
 

n.a.= not available

   
  1. Notes:
  2. (a) Based on the average of sixteen articles [1328].
  3. (b) Calculations based on Israeli survey data (Personal communication. Dr T. Shohat).
  4. (c) Column (b) multiplied by 4,835,024 persons [29, 30] aged over 20
  5. (d) Excess costs ((a) less 100%) multiplied by population (c) and factors that result in a total of 772,538,141 NIS and 1,144,775,101 NIS [4] additional health care costs attributable to overweight and obesity, respectively.
  6. (e) Column (d)/Column (c)