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Table 2 Prevalence of injury and illness

From: The health and cost implications of high body mass index in Australian defence force personnel

  Cohort
  Normal Overweight Obese Restricted body fat Obese No restriction on body fat
  n = 197 n = 154 n = 148 n = 180
Injuries per person 1.5 2.1 2.2 2.4
Ratio of means (95% CL) 1 (Reference) 1.4 (1.1, 1.8) 1.5 (1.2, 1.9) 1.6 (1.3, 2.1)
p-value 0.007 0.001 <0.001
Illnesses per person 3.7 4.1 4.7 5.0
Ratio of means (95% CL) 1 (Reference) 1.1 (0.9, 1.4) 1.3 (1.0, 1.6) 1.4 (1.1, 1.7)
p-value 0.24 0.02 0.002
  1. N.B. Data are adjusted for age, sex, service and rank. CL, confidence limits.