Skip to main content

Table 1 Patient characteristics (N = 117)

From: Psychometric properties of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care measure (PACIC-5A) among patients with obesity

Characteristics Values
Age in years, Mean (SD) 43.4 (10.7)
Range 20–60
Sex, n (%)  
 Male 48 (41.0)
 Female 69 (59.0)
Educationa, n (%)  
 Low 28 (23.9)
 Middle 78 (66.7)
 High 11 (9.4)
BMI in kg/m2, Mean (SD) 38.9 (6.0)
Range 30.4–56.6
BMI classificationb, n (%)  
 Obesity class I (30–35.9 kg/m2) 32 (27.0)
 Obesity class II (35–39.9 kg/m2) 45 (39.0)
 Obesity class III (>  40 kg/m2) 40 (34.0)
Number of comorbidities, Mean (SD) 4.6 (3.2)
Range 0–14
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, SD standard deviation, aeducation classification according CASMIN classification, bBMI classification according World Health Organization