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Table 3 Drug costs (in €) by BMI groups

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

Weighted means
N = 14, 592
Mean pharmaceutical costs/week Mean pharmaceutical costs/year
  Mean 95% CIa Mean 95% CIa
Very underweight 7.54 [3.04-16.87] 392 [158-877]
Underweight 4.54 [3.49-5.82] 236 [181-303]
Normal weight 3.27 [3.03-3.54] 170 [158-184]
Overweight 3.31 [2.75-3.95] 172 [143-205]
Obese 4.06 [2.98-5.60] 211 [155-291]
Total 3.47 [3.22-3.76] 181 [167-195]
  1. aConfidence intervals (CIs) were estimated based on 5, 000 bootstrap replications.