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Table 4 The impact of obesity on one-year outcomes

From: Coding of obesity in administrative hospital discharge abstract data: accuracy and impact for future research studies

Comparison groups Odds ratio (95%CI)*
  Re-hospitalization CABG or PCI Mortality
Obese by DAD data only (non-obese n = 16966, obese n = 414) 0.84 (0.68, 1.03) 2.26 (1.77, 2.88) 0.74 (0.42, 1.32)
Obese by physical measurement and DAD (non obese = 17107, obese n = 273) 0.90 (0.70, 1.15) 2.81 (2.07, 3.81) 0.60 (0.28, 1.30)
Obese by physical measurement only (non-obese n = 14130, obese 3250) 0.84 (0.78, 0.91) 1.20 (1.10, 1.31) 0.62 (0.49, 0.78)
Obese by physical measurement or DAD (non-obese n = 13857, obese 3523) 0.83 (0.77, 0.90) 1.22 (1.12, 1.32) 0.63 (0.51, 0.79)
  1. Obesity classified by data source: hospital discharge abstract (DAD) administrative health database and clinical registry physical measurement (N = 17380).
  2. *Adjusted for sex, age group (by decade), and co-morbidity (0, 1-4, or ≥ 5 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular disease, renal disease, congestive heart failure, dialysis, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, previous myocardial infarction, peripheral vascular disease, and diabetes).