C9BMICAT: C9 Body Mass Index Category (BMI)

[NOTE: Beneficiary's Body Mass Index Category, calculated from beneficiary's self-reported weight and height from the Cohort 9 Baseline survey.]

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Not obese (BMI less than 30) 85,14869.2%
2 Obese (BMI 30 or more) 29,78524.2%
Missing Data
. - 8,1206.6%
Total 123,053 100%

Based upon 114,933 valid cases out of 123,053 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.26
  • median: 1.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.44

Location: 15-15 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS), 1998-2012.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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