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Table 1 Relative risks and respective 95% confidence intervals, by gender, for selected diseases

From: The costs of overweight and obesity-related diseases in the Brazilian public health system: cross-sectional study

Disease Overweight Obesity
Colon-rectum cancer M: 1.48 (1.23-1.79) M: 1.95 (1.51-2.51)
W: 1.55 (1.30-1.86) W: 1.49 (1.21-1.82)
Ovary cancer W: 1.29 (1.12-1.23) W :1.47 (1.13-1.91)
Endometrium cancer W: 1.90 (1.53-2.36) W: 3.39 (2.51-4.58)
Diabetes II M: 2.29 (1.98-2.64) M: 5.36 (4.32-6.65)
W: 3.64 (2.93-4.52) W: 10.47 (7.31-15.0)
Arterial hypertension M: 2.34 (1.85-2.98) M :5.93 (4.39-8.0)
W: 2.04 (1.33-3.12) W: 3.48 (2.12-5.71)
Stroke M: 1.23 (1.13-1.34) M: 1.51 (1.33-1.72)
W: 1.15 (1.00-1.32) W: 1.49 (1.27-1.74)
Ischemic Heart Disease M: 1.29 (1.18-1.41) M: 1.72 (1.51-1.96)
W: 1.14 (0.88-1.48) W: 1.91 (1.45-2.50)
Congestive Heart Failure (men) M: 1.36 (1.01-1.83) M: 1.80 (1.27-2.56)
W: not included W: 1.78 (1.07-2.95)
Asthma M: 1.20 (1.08-1.33) M: 1.43 (1.14-1.79)
W: 1.25 (1.05-1.49) W: 1.78 (1.36-2.32)
Osteoarthritis (knee and hip) M: 2.01 (1.92-2.09) M: 2.47 (2.27-2.70)
W: 1.80 (1.75-1.85) W: 1.96 (1.88-2.04)
Pancreas cancer M: not included M: 2.74 (1.60-4.67)
W: not included W: 1.57 (1.06-2.33)
Kidney cancer M: not included M: 1.97 (1.20-3.22)
W: not included W: 1.99 (1.42-2.78)
Gallbladder cancer M: 1.15 (1.01-1.30) M: 1.35 (1.09-1.68)
W: 1.15 (1.01-1.30) W: 1.88 (1.66-2.13)
Post-menopausal breast cancer W: 1.11 (1.01-1.22) W: 1.17 (1.04-1.32)
  1. M:men; W:women.