Estimated increase in relative risk of admission to hospital with specific diagnoses/procedures per 5 unit increase in body mass index. *Adjusted for age, geographical region, socio-economic status, age at first birth, smoking status, alcohol intake, physical activity and, where appropriate, time since menopause and HRT use. †Denotes trend in women with a BMI of 22.5 kg/m2 or greater; ‡admission category based on all rather than just primary diagnoses and/or procedures.
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