Table 1

Sample descriptive characteristics—mean (SD) or % (n)

No weight discrimination (n=5212)Weight discrimination (n=268)p Value
Age, years67.71 (8.95)62.54 (6.89)<0.001
Sex
 Male44.5 (2319)38.8 (104)0.067
 Female55.5 (2893)61.2 (164)
Wealth quintile
 1 (poorest)15.3 (799)26.1 (70)<0.001
 219.0 (992)28.4 (76)
 319.9 (1039)17.2 (46)
 422.3 (1164)15.7 (42)
 5 (richest)23.4 (1218)12.7 (34)
 BMI, kg/m227.93 (4.89)36.49 (6.69)<0.001
  • Unweighted data.

  • BMI, body mass index.