Table 3

Hospitalizations for CVDs, respiratory diseases, all malignant neoplasms, musculoskeletal system and connective tissue, and mental disorders
Males (py=10,004) Females (py=35,393)
Hospitalizations due to obesity Hospitalizations due to obesity
Causes of hospitalization (ICD-9 code) O SHR 95% CI O-E AR% O SHR 95% CI O-E AR%
All CVDs (390–459) 1,250 3.46 3.27-3.66 888.50 71.1 2,220 2.65 2.54-2.76 1,380.70 62.3
- Hypertensive disease* (401–405) 99 5.38 4.42-6.55 80.60 81.4 339 5.35 4.81-5.95 275.60 81.3
- Ischemic heart disease (410–414) 321 2.79 2.50-3.11 206.00 64.2 328 2.42 2.17-2.70 192.50 58.7
- Heart failure (428) 228 9.11 8.00-10.4 203.00 89.0 286 4.82 4.29-5.41 226.70 79.3
Respiratory diseases (460–519) 500 4.02 3.68-4.38 375.50 75.1 1,136 3.89 3.67-4.12 844.10 74.3
- Pneumonia and influenza (480–487) 42 1.86 1.38-2.52 19.50 46.2 107 1.95 1.62-2.36 52.20 48.7
- Chronic bronchitis (491) 143 7.32 6.21-8.62 123.40 86.3 273 7.48 6.64-8.42 236.50 86.6
- Asthma (493) 18 3.74 2.36-5.94 13.19 73.3 99 4.32 3.55-5.26 76.10 76.9
All malignant neoplasms (104–208) 209 1.13 0.98-1.29 23.40 11.5 645 1.22 1.13-1.32 118.11 18.0
- Colon-rectum (153–154) 19 1.34 0.85-2.10 4.80 25.4 58 1.53 1.18-1.97 20.00 34.6
- Breast (174–175) - - - - - 145 1.13 0.96-1.34 17.20 11.5
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739) 421 2.63 2.39-2.89 260.70 62.0 2,748 3.77 3.63-3.91 2,019.00 73.5
Mental disorders (290–319) 264 4.99 4.42-5.63 2,110.03 80.0 1,358 6.84 6.49-7.21 1,159.40 85.4

* Diagnosis of hypertensive diseases – ICD9 401–405 – from any of all six diagnosis codes in the HDR database.

CVDs cardiovascular diseases, py person years, ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, O observed, E expected, SHR standardized hospitalization ratio, CI confidence interval, AR% attributable risk %.

Migliore et al.

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

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