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Table 2 The proportion of obese individuals in the population and the estimated proportion of obese men and women receiving anti-obesity medication according to age and area of residence

From: The relationship between BMI and the prescription of anti-obesity medication according to social factors: a population cross sectional study

   Women    Men  
  Obesity Prevalence Patients on anti-obesity medication Estimated % obese patients on treatment Obesity prevalence Patients on anti-obesity medication Estimated % obese patients on treatment
Age group       
   16-24 13.6 1162 6.7 12.0 152 0.9
   25-34 23.7 2893 9.2 23.5 495 1.6
   35-44 27.2 4070 11.0 28.5 1046 2.6
   45-54 26.6 3641 11.1 31.9 1198 3.0
   55-64 28.2 2511 9.3 29.3 982 3.5
   65-74 25.6 1115 6.0 27.2 472 2.6
   75+ 19.8 173 1.4 15.4 64 1.0
Settlement band       
   Urban 22.9 7111 10.7 18.8 1978 3.8
   Intermediate 26.5 5009 7.6 28.9 1375 2.0
   Rural 20.6 3222 7.8 25.6 994 1.9
Area deprivation       
   Least deprived 19.8 2488 8.1 19.3 778 2.7
   2nd 21.3 2856 8.3 27.0 896 2.1
   3rd 23.7 2605 8.4 27.7 670 1.9
   4th 26.1 3302 8.5 24.7 864 2.4
   Most deprived 28.4 4091 10.2 23.8 1139 3.4