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Table 2 Number of cases, sample percentage, and estimated population percentage of patients receiving each diagnosis or medication during the office visit (BMI recorded at office visit and excluding BMI < 18.5 kg/m2 [N = 6,368])

From: The time burden of overweight and obesity in primary care

Diagnosis or Medication Number of Cases % of Sample Estimated % of Patient Population (95% CI)
Hypertension 1,797 28.22 32.02 (28.55, 35.49)
Diabetes 793 12.45 11.73 (10.05, 13.41)
Hyperlipidemia 1,064 16.71 19.93 (17.15, 22.71)
*Musculoskeletal 978 15.36 20.83 (17.51, 24.14)
†Cardiovascular disease 617 9.69 12.48 (10.21, 14.76)
Depression 578 9.08 9.61 (7.82, 11.41)
‡Obesity 225 3.53 3.03 (2.12, 3.94)
Any above diagnosis or medication 3,473 54.54 58.44 (54.37, 62.53)
  1. *Musculoskeletal: a composite diagnosis that included low back pain and osteoarthritis
  2. †Cardiovascular disease: a composite diagnosis that included coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease, chronic kidney disease, and congestive heart failure.
  3. ‡Obesity numbers and percentages based on diagnosis codes only.