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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population as of 01 January 2014

From: A comprehensive descriptive assessment of obesity related chronic morbidity and estimated annual cost burden from a population-based electronic health record database

  Normal weight Overweight Class I obesity Class II obesity Class III obesity Total patients with elevated BMI Total Study Population
BMI range based on last measurement in 2011–2013 (kg/m2) 18.5–< 25 25- < 30 30- < 35 35- < 40 ≥ 40 25- ≥ 40  
Total, N (%) 619,504 (35%) 661,131 (38%) 323,094 (18%) 106,917 (6%) 46,145 (3%) 1,137,287 (65%) 1,756,791 (100%)
Mean (SD) 22.5 (1.7) 27.3 (1.4) 32.1 (1.4) 37.0 (1.4) 44.7 (6.1) 30.3 (4.7) 27.5(5.4)
Median (IQR) 22.8 (21.3–24.0) 27.2 (26.1–28.5) 31.9 (30.9–33.2) 36.8 (35.8–38.1) 42.9 (41.1–45.9) 29.1 (26.9–32.3) 26.7 (23.8–30.4)
Range 18.50–24.99 25.00–29.99 30.00–34.99 35.00–39.99 40.00–141.98 25.00–141.98 18.50–141.98
Years with current BMI category, n (%)
  < 5 74,851 (12.1) 134,572 (20.4) 97,032 (30.0) 42,796 (40.0) 15,878 (34.4) 290,278 (25.5) 365,129 (20.8)
  > 5 250,773 (40.5) 291,544 (44.1) 136,654 (42.3) 39,503 (36.9) 20,399 (44.2) 488,100 (42.9) 738,873 (42.1)
 Unknown 293,880 (47.4) 235,015 (35.5) 89,408 (27.7) 24,618 (23.0) 9868 (21.4) 358,909 (31.6) 652,789 (37.2)
Time between last measurement of BMI and 1 January 2014 (days)
 Mean (SD) 358 (291) 297 (259) 262 (237) 241 (225) 232 (220) 279 (220) 306.7 ± 267.47
 Median (IQR) 268 (129–534) 225 (99–392) 202 (83–339) 184 (73–318) 177 (70–309) 212 (89–359) 230.0 (101.0–416.0)
 Range 0–1096 0–1096 0–1096 0–1096 0–1095 0–1096 0–1096
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 50.35 (18.34) 56.35 (16.76) 57.83 (15.74) 57.42 (15.36) 56.29 (15.03) 56.87 (16.29) 54.57 (17.32)
 Median (IQR) 48.0 (34.0–64.0) 57.0 (43.0–68.0) 58.0 (46.0–69.0) 58.0 (46.0–68.0) 57.0 (45.0–67.0) 58.0 (44.0–68.0) 55.0 (40.0–67.0)
Age group, n (%)
 25–34 160,799 (26.0) 80,627 (12.2) 27,726 (8.6) 8932 (8.4) 4172 (9.0) 121,457 (10.7) 282,256 (16.1)
 35–44 116,370 (18.8) 101,712 (15.4) 44,395 (13.7) 14,739 (13.8) 6736 (14.6) 167,582 (14.7) 283,952 (16.2)
 45–54 91,134 (14.7) 110,977 (16.8) 58,507 (18.1) 20,727 (19.4) 9257 (20.1) 199,468 (17.5) 290,602 (16.5)
 55–64 103,812 (16.8) 150,576 (22.8) 80,038 (24.8) 26,786 (25.1) 12,022 (26.1) 269,422 (23.7) 373,234 (21.2)
 65–74 69,352 (11.2) 111,123 (16.8) 59,669 (18.5) 19,584 (18.3) 8208 (17.8) 198,584 (17.5) 267,936 (15.3)
 75–84 49,489 (8.0) 75,841 (11.5) 39,718 (12.3) 12,720 (11.9) 4656 (10.1) 132,935 (11.7) 182,424 (10.4)
 85+ 28,548 (4.6) 30,275 (4.6) 13,041 (4.0) 3429 (3.2) 1094 (2.4) 47,839 (4.2) 76,387 (4.3)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 298,452 (48.2) 367,837 (55.6) 148,931 (46.1) 36,411 (34.1) 11,994 (26.0) 565,173 (49.7) 863,625 (49.2)
 Female 321,052 (51.8) 293,294 (44.4) 174,163 (53.9) 70,506 (65.9) 34,151 (74.0) 572,114 (50.3) 893,166 (50.8)
Immigrant, n (%)
 Yes 210,409 (34.0) 263,428 (39.8) 131,586 (40.7) 41,936 (39.2) 16,730 (36.3) 453,680 (39.9) 664,089 (37.8)
 No 409,095 (66.0) 397,703 (60.2) 191,508 (59.3) 64,981 (60.8) 29,415 (63.7) 683,607 (60.1) 1,092,702 (62.2)
Years in country (among foreign born)
 Mean (SD) 42 (19.99) 44.65 (18.98) 44.2 (18.66) 42.75 (18.46) 41.11 (18.29) 44.21 (18.83) 43.52 (19.23)
 Median (IQR) 45.0 (23.0–63.0) 50.0 (24.0–63.0) 50.0 (24.0–63.0) 46.0 (24.0–59.0) 42.0 (23.0–58.0) 50.0 (24.0–63.0) 49.0 (24.0–63.0)
Years in country (among foreign born)
Ethnicity, n (%)
  Israeli-born Jewish 319,949 (51.6) 278,142 (42.1) 118,311 (36.6) 36,993 (34.6) 15,756 (34.1) 449,202 (39.5) 769,151 (43.8)
  European-born Jewish 38,387 (6.2) 50,007 (7.6) 22,728 (7.0) 6612 (6.2) 2269 (4.9) 81,616 (7.2) 120,003 (6.8)
  Middle Eastern-born Jewish 34,244 (5.5) 43,572 (6.6) 19,218 (5.9) 5047 (4.7) 1627 (3.5) 69,464 (6.1) 103,708 (5.9)
  Americas-born Jewish 11,320 (1.8) 12,405 (1.9) 5951 (1.8) 1884 (1.8) 788 (1.7) 21,028 (1.8) 32,348 (1.8)
  Former USSR-born Jewish 64,774 (10.5) 81,945 (12.4) 46,231 (14.3) 16,376 (15.3) 7272 (15.8) 151,824 (13.3) 216,598 (12.3)
  Ethiopian-born Jewish 17,946 (2.9) 10,556 (1.6) 2571 (0.8) 442 (0.4) 97 (0.2) 13,666 (1.2) 31,612 (1.8)
  Arab 91,103 (14.7) 122,374 (18.5) 75,087 (23.2) 28,785 (26.9) 14,082 (30.5) 240,328 (21.1) 331,431 (18.9)
  Missing data 41,781 (6.7) 62,130 (9.4) 32,997 (10.2) 10,778 (10.1) 4254 (9.2) 110,159 (9.7) 151,940 (8.6)
Socioeconomic status, n (%)
  Low 133,860 (21.6) 164,535 (24.9) 96,709 (29.9) 36,542 (34.2) 17,629 (38.2) 315,415 (27.7) 449,275 (25.6)
  Medium 241,575 (39.0) 261,478 (39.6) 129,928 (40.2) 43,110 (40.3) 18,337 (39.7) 452,853 (39.8) 694,428 (39.5)
  High 243,481 (39.3) 234,536 (35.5) 96,179 (29.8) 27,190 (25.4) 10,132 (22.0) 368,037 (32.4) 611,518 (34.8)
  Missing data 588 (0.1) 582 (0.1) 278 (0.1) 75 (0.1) 47 (0.1) 982 (0.1) 1570 (0.1)
Residence, n (%)
  Urban 554,723 (89.5) 593,628 (89.8) 293,270 (90.8) 97,925 (91.6) 42,700 (92.5) 1,027,523 (90.3) 1,582,246 (90.1)
  Rural 63,858 (10.3) 66,684 (10.1) 29,503 (9.1) 8882 (8.3) 3423 (7.4) 108,492 (9.5) 172,350 (9.8)
  Missing data 923 (0.1) 819 (0.1) 321 (0.1) 110 (0.1) 22 (0.0) 1272 (0.1) 2195 (0.1)
Number of children
  Mean (SD) 2.08 ± 1.97 2.50 ± 2.15 2.75 ± 2.35 2.85 ± 2.50 2.85 ± 2.60 2.62 ± 2.26 2.43 ± 2.18
  Median (IQR) 2.0 (0.0–3.0) 2.0 (1.0–4.0) 3.0 (1.0–4.0) 3.0 (1.0–4.0) 2.0 (1.0–4.0) 2.0 (1.0–4.0) 2.0 (1.0–3.0)