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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 494)

From: Correlates of quality of life of pre-obese and obese patients: a pharmacy-based cross-sectional survey

Age (years) n %
< 60 217 43.9
60 - 69.9 123 24.9
≥ 70 154 31.2
Gender   
Males 259 52.4
Females 235 47.6
BMI (kg/m2)   
28-29.9 154 31.2
30 - 34.9 186 37.6
≥ 35 154 31.2
Socio-economic status   
Workmen -employees 213 49.1
Top executives -Professional persons 92 21.2
Teachers - artisans shopkeepers 63 14.5
Unemployed-Housewives/husbands 66 15.2
Current smoker   
No 415 87.7
Yes 58 12.3
Alcohol   
None 269 55.3
1-2 glasses per day 134 27.6
≥ 3 glasses per day 83 17.1
Number of co-morbid diagnoses   
None or one 78 15.8
Two 127 25.7
Three or more 289 58.5
Previous efforts for substantial changes in dietary habits   
Yes 180 37.7
No 298 62.3
Previous efforts for substantial changes in physical activities   
Yes 79 17.0
No 386 83.0
  1. Counts that do not add to 494 are due to missing data