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Table 2 Disease-specific relative risks for overweight and obese persons by gender

From: Mortality, hospital days and treatment costs of current and reduced sugar consumption in Israel

  Overweight Obese Ref.
Male Female Male Female
Asthma 1.20 1.25 1.43 1.78 [14]
Breast cancer 1.00 1.08 1.00 1.13 [14]
Congestive heart failure 1.31 1.27 1.79 1.78 [14]
Colorectal cancer 1.51 1.45 1.95 1.66 [14]
Coronary artery disease 1.29 1.80 1.72 3.10 [14]
Diabetes type II 2.20 3.60 6.05 11.15 [14, 15]
Endometrial cancer na 1.53 na 3.22 [14]
Gallbladder disease 1.09 1.44 1.43 2.32 [14]
Gout 2.02 1.79 3.70 2.95 [20]
Hypertension 1.28 1.65 1.84 2.42 [14]
Kidney cancer 1.40 1.82 1.82 2.64 [14]
Non-alcoholic fatty liver 1.30 1.52 4.09 4.78 [19]
Esophageal cancer 1.13 1.15 1.21 1.20 [14]
Osteoarthritis 2.76 1.80 4.20 1.96 [14]
Ovarian cancer na 1.18 na 1.28 [14]
Pancreatic cancer 1.28 1.24 2.29 1.60 [14]
Prostate cancer 1.14 1.00 1.05 1.00 [14]
Pulmonary embolism 1.91 1.91 3.51 3.51 [14]
Stroke 1.23 1.15 1.51 1.49 [14]