Table 3

Rate of obesity management intervention by body mass index (BMI) category (per 1000 patient years), based on records of advice, referral or obesity drug prescription

AdviceReferralDrugs
Overall rate30.3 (29.3 to 31.4)20.0 (19.3 to 20.8)13.9 (13.5 to 14.4)
Overweight (BMI 25–29.9)22.6 (21.6 to 23.8)11.2 (10.5 to 11.9)2.9 (2.6 to 3.2)
Obese (BMI 30–34.9)36.4 (34.4 to 38.6)23.7 (22.3 to 25.2)15.7 (14.7 to 16.7)
Severe obesity (BMI 35–39.9)47.2 (42.7 to 52.3)38.4 (35.4 to 41.7)41.5 (39.0 to 44.1)
Morbid obesity (BMI ≥40)60.2 (51.8 to 70.4)75.7 (69.5 to 82.6)89.9 (85.0 to 95.2)