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Table 1 Sociodemographic sample descriptiona

From: Juvenile obesity and its association with utilisation and costs of pharmaceuticals - results from the KiGGS study

   All (N = 14, 592) With drug utilisation (N = 5, 815)
Age (3.00-17.98 years) Mean (SE) 10.9 (0.03) 10.9 (0.06)
Sex male 7, 445 (51.4%) 2, 714 (46.8%)
BMI group Very underweight (< P3) 280 (1.9%) 117 (1.9%)
(Kromeyer-Hauschild Underweight (P3- < P10) 752 (5.1%) 300 (5.2%)
et al. 2001)[25] Normal weight 11, 357 (77.9%) 4, 491 (77.5%)
  Overweight, not obese (P90-P97) 1, 306 (8.7%) 537 (8.9%)
  Obese (> P97) 897 (6.4%) 370 (6.5%)
Migration status Migrant 2, 201 (17.3%) 708 (13.9%)
  Non-migrant 12, 330 (82.7%) 5, 083 (86.1%)
Health insurance Statutory insurance 12, 813 (89.1%) 5, 119 (88.6%)
  Private insurance 1, 384 (10.7%) 575 (11.3%)
  Other/no insurance 23 (0.1%) 7 (0.1%)
Socioeconomic status (Winkler 1998) [31] Low SES 4, 096 (28.0%) 1, 514 (26.4%)
  Medium SES 6, 797 (45.6%) 2, 765 (46.0%)
  High SES 3, 699 (26.5%) 1, 536 (27.7%)
  1. aPercentage and mean values were calculated using weighted data.
  2. BMI, body mass index; SE, standard error; SES, socioeconomic status.