C10BMICAT: C10 Body Mass Index Category (BMI)

[NOTE: Beneficiary's Body Mass Index Category, calculated from beneficiary's self-reported weight and height from the Cohort 10 Baseline survey.]

1 Not obese (BMI less than 30) 130,48866.3%
2 Obese (BMI 30 or more) 49,46125.1%
Missing Data
. - 16,9648.6%
Total 196,913 100%

Based upon 179,949 valid cases out of 196,913 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.27
  • median: 1.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.45

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

Variable Type: numeric


Source: This variable was taken from: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS), 1998-2007.

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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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