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Table 1 BMI prevalence rates by population (diabetic and non-diabetic) population

From: The diabesity health economic crisis—the size of the crisis in a European island state following a cross-sectional study

BMI category
Total Population Normal % (95% CI) Overweight % (95% CI) Obese % (95% CI)
 Total (n = 3947) 30.26% (28.84–31.70) 35.66% (34.17–37.15) 34.11% (32.64–35.60)
 Male (n = 1998) 23.72% (21.91–25.64) 39.39% (37.27–41.55) 36.89% (34.80–39.03)
 Female (n = 1949) 36.94% (34.83–39.11) 31.81% (29.79–33.91) 31.25% (29.23–33.34)
p-value* 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
Diabetic Population Normal % (95% CI) Overweight % (95% CI) Obese % (95% CI)
 Total (n = 410) 7.8% (5.55–10.84) 36.83% (32.30–41.60) 55.37% (50.53–60.11)
 Male (n = 274) 8.39% (5.61–12.33) 39.78% (34.16–45.68) 51.82% (45.92–57.57)
 Female (n = 136) 6.62% (3.36–12.26) 30.88% (23.71–39.10) 62.50% (54.12–70.19)
p-value* 0.73 0.84 0.327
Non-Diabetic Population Normal % (95% CI) Overweight % (95% CI) Obese % (95% CI)
 Total (3537) 32.85% (31.31–34.42) 35.51% (33.76–36.90) 31.64% (30.12–33.19)
 Male (1724) 26.16% (24.14–28.29) 39.33% (37.05–41.65) 34.51% (32.31–36.79)
 Female (n = 1813) 39.22% (36.99–41.48) 31.88% (29.78–34.06) 28.9% (26.86–31.03)
p-value* 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
  1. *Chi squared between each BMI category against gender