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Table 4 Expected hours of community-based social care per person per week by source of care and BMI in population aged 65 and over. Assumes that current mean hours of help received is spread uniformly across the BMI distribution

From: Estimating the variation in need for community-based social care by body mass index in England and associated cost: population-based cross-sectional study

BMI Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Formal local authority Informal Formal local authority Informal Formal local authority Informal
18 0.54 7.22 0.58 7.63 0.54 7.16
19 0.51 6.78 0.55 7.35 0.52 6.86
20 0.49 6.45 0.54 7.14 0.50 6.65
21 0.47 6.24 0.53 6.99 0.49 6.50
22 0.46 6.12 0.52 6.89 0.49 6.43
23 0.46 6.09 0.52 6.84 0.48 6.42
24 0.46 6.14 0.52 6.84 0.49 6.46
25 0.47 6.25 0.52 6.88 0.49 6.55
26 0.49 6.44 0.53 6.96 0.51 6.70
27 0.50 6.68 0.53 7.07 0.52 6.89
28 0.53 6.99 0.54 7.22 0.54 7.12
29 0.55 7.34 0.56 7.39 0.56 7.39
30 0.58 7.74 0.57 7.59 0.58 7.69
31 0.62 8.19 0.59 7.81 0.61 8.02
32 0.65 8.67 0.61 8.04 0.63 8.38
33 0.69 9.17 0.63 8.29 0.66 8.76
34 0.73 9.69 0.65 8.55 0.69 9.16
35 0.77 10.21 0.66 8.81 0.72 9.57
36 0.81 10.73 0.68 9.07 0.75 9.98
37 0.85 11.23 0.70 9.33 0.78 10.39
38 0.88 11.70 0.72 9.57 0.81 10.79
39 0.92 12.14 0.74 9.81 0.84 11.17
40 0.95 12.53 0.76 10.02 0.87 11.53