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Table 4 Documentation and Control of Risk Factors among 47,628 Primary Care Patients, by BMI Category

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

Risk Factor Documentation Total n = 47,628 Obese n = 14,290 Overweight n = 16,402 Normal n = 16,936 P value
  n % n % n % n %  
BP 36,934 77.6 10,900 76.3 12,890 78.6 13,144 77.6 <0.0001
LDL 33,427 70.2 11,239 78.7 12,013 73.2 10,175 60.1 <0.0001
Casual Glucose 34,589 72.6 11,216 78.5 11,901 72.6 11,472 67.7 <0.0001
Fasting Glucose 13,421 28.2 5,347 37.4 4,804 29.3 3,270 19.3 <0.0001
Risk Factor Control Total Obese Overweight Normal P value
  n % n % n % n %  
BP <130 and < 85 mmHg 26,736 72.4 6,801 62.4 9,202 71.4 10,733 81.7 <0.0001
LDL <130 mg/dL 26,328 78.8 8,777 78.1 9,273 77.2 8,278 81.4 <0.0001
Casual glucose < 200 mg/dL 33,698 97.4 10,707 95.5 11,635 97.8 11,356 99.0 <0.0001
Fasting glucose < 100 mg/dL 8,482 63.2 2,753 51.5 3,146 65.5 2,583 79.0 <0.0001
  1. P-value is for general association across BMI categories. BMI=Body Mass Index (weight in kilograms/height in meters²); LDL <130 mg/dL=<3.367 mmol/L; casual glucose <200 mg/dL=<5.55 mmol/L; fasting glucose <100 mg/dL=<11.1 mmol/L.