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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)