Table 4

Measured, self-reported, and adjusted BMI (mean or percent [95% CI]), Australian NHS 2007-2008 (population-weighted data)

Measured

Self-reported

Adjusted: method 1

(height and weight correction)

Adjusted: method 2

(BMI direct correction)


Men (N = 4567)

Mean BMI

27.60 (27.41-27.80)

26.99 (26.79-27.18)

27.60 (27.40-27.79)

27.60 (27.41-27.79)

BMI category (%)

BMI < 18.5

1.25 (0.68-1.81)

1.30 (0.74-1.85)

1.04 (0.55-1.53)

0.76 (0.30-1.23)

BMI 18.5-24.99

29.52 (27.73-31.30)

34.82 (32.80-36.85)

29.09 (27.25-30.94)

28.07 (26.25-29.89)

BMI 25-29.99

42.86 (40.78-44.95)

41.42 (39.48-43.36)

43.60 (41.70-45.49)

45.28 (43.34-47.23)

BMI > 30

26.37 (24.63-28.11)

22.46 (20.83-24.09)

26.27 (24.51-28.04)

28.88 (24.14-27.62)

Women (N = 4574)

Mean BMI

26.44 (26.23-26.64)

25.70 (25.50-25.90)

26.42 (26.23-26.62)

26.43 (26.23-26.64)

BMI category (%)

BMI < 18.5

2.47 (1.75-3.20)

3.30 (2.56-40.52)

1.92 (1.41-2.42)

1.76 (1.25-2.28)

BMI 18.5-24.99

43.90 (41.90-45.90)

49.75 (47.95-51.55)

44.22 (42.37-46.08)

44.35 (42.49-46.21)

BMI 25-29.99

31.25 (29.48-33.02)

27.97 (26.10-29.83)

32.29 (30.52-34.06)

32.19 (30.39-34.00)

BMI > 30

22.38 (20.69-24.08)

18.98 (17.44-20.52)

21.57 (19.96-23.17)

21.69 (20.14-23.25)


Hayes et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:53   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-53

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