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Table 1 Body Mass Index Documentation in 79,947 Patients in 12 Primary Care Clinics

From: Documentation of body mass index and control of associated risk factors in a large primary care network

Clinic N BMI Height Documented Weight Documented
   % % %
1 3,027 93.5 94.1 99.1
2 4,559 89.8 95.7 91.6
3 3,274 86.9 87.5 99.1
4 3,989 85.8 94.5 87.4
5 1,344 75.1 75.2 99.5
6 7,747 65.8 66.0 99.0
7 21,299 64.0 65.8 96.1
8 3,962 55.4 55.8 98.7
9 12,919 50.2 55.4 71.1
10 4,781 41.9 44.4 78.4
11 8,052 38.2 38.3 99.0
12 4,994 34.0 35.7 88.9
Total 48,376 60.5 63.0 90.9
  1. Data are ranked by BMI documentation rate, include patients at least 18 years of age with at least two clinic visits billed to their PCP between 7/1/05 and 12/31/06, and include underweight patients (BMI <18.5 kg/m2) excluded from the main analysis. BMI = Body Mass Index (weight in kilograms/height in meters2)