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Table 1 Crude population characteristics

From: Diabetes in US women on the rise independent of increasing BMI and other risk factors; a trend investigation of serial cross-sections

Variable Population
  1,168, 418 (56.0)
BMI a  
  BMI = 25 488,302 (41.8)
  BMI > 25 680,116 (58.2)
Age, years  
  18 to 24 36,758 (3.0)
  25 to 34 113,221 (10.0)
  35 to 44 169,986 (15.0)
  45 to 54 232,882 (20.0)
  55 to 64 246,857 (21.0)
  65 or older 368,714 (32.0)
Exercise b  
  Yes 840, 501 (72.0)
  No 327, 917 (28.0)
Race  
  Non Hispanic White 922, 069 (79.0)
  Non Hispanic Black 103, 507 (9.0)
  Hispanic 81, 471 (7.0)
  Other (non-Hispanic ethnicities) 61, 371 (5.0)
Year  
  2006 197, 638 (17.0)
  2007 243, 501 (20.0)
  2008 233, 633 (20.0)
  2009 242, 148 (21.0)
  2010 251, 518 (22.0)
  1. aCalculations based on self-report height and weight measures.
  2. bPhysical activity other than their regular job in the past 30 days.