Table 2

SHR and 95% CI of all-cause hospitalizations by sex, age group, BMI and WC at recruitment
Males (py=10,004) Females (py=35,393)
Hospitalizations due to obesity Hospitalizations due to obesity
O SHR 95% CI O-E AR% O SHR 95% CI O-E AR%
All-cause hospitalizations 7,231 3.53 3.45-3.61 5,183.3 71.7 24,236 3.22 3.18-3.26 16,704.3 68.9
Age group ( years )
18-29 362 3.69 3.33-4.10 264.0 72.9 1,357 3.31 3.13-3.49 946.4 69.8
30-39 760 5.04 4.70-5.41 609.2 80.2 2,418 2.97 2.85-3.09 1,603.3 66.3
40-49 1,065 5.03 4.74-5.34 853.2 80.1 3,180 3.46 3.34-3.58 2,259.9 71.1
50-59 2,087 4.17 4.00-4.35 1,586.5 76.0 5,929 3.81 3.72-3.91 4,373.7 73.8
60-69 2,017 3.14 3.01-3.29 1,375.5 68.2 7,012 3.43 3.35-3.51 4,965.3 70.8
≥70 940 2.11 1.98-2.25 494.8 52.6 4,340 2.43 2.36-2.51 2,555.5 58.8
BMI (kg/m2)
30.0-39.9 plus complications 3,581 3.14 3.04-3.25 2,440.9 68.2 10,684 3.02 2.97-3.08 7,148.0 66.9
≥40.0 3,650 4.02 3.89-4.15 2,742.3 75.1 13,552 3.39 3.34-3.45 9,556.3 70.5
WC ( cm )
≤50th percentile 3,299 3.14 3.04-3.25 2,249.8 68.2 11,468 2.97 2.92-3.02 7,605.6 66.3
>50th percentile 3,698 3.93 3.81-4.06 2,757.9 74.6 12,351 3.49 3.43-3.55 8,810.2 71.3

SHR standardized hospitalization ratio, 95% CI confidence interval, py person years; O observed; E expected, AR% attributable risk %, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference (median value for males=126 cm; median values for females=113 cm).

Migliore et al.

Migliore et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:544   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-544

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