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Table 3 Age-adjusted cumulative rates of bariatric surgery (per 1000 individuals), Women

From: Socioeconomic factors, body mass index and bariatric surgery: a Swedish nationwide cohort study

  Study population BMI 30–39 BMI ≥40
Operated (% total population) Rate, 95% CI Operated Rate, 95% CI Operated Rate, 95% CI
Study population 7433 9.1 (8.9–9.3) 3700 70.0 (67.8–72.2) 865 237.1 (223.0–251,2)
Family income
• Low 2224 (1.1%) 9.6 (9.2–10.0) 1186 68.0 (64.0–72.0) 262 225.9 (200.6–251,2)
• Middle 4024 (1.0%) 9.7 (9.4–10.1) 1933 75.0 (71.8–78.3) 429 242.2 (222.0–262.3)
• High 1185 (0.6%) 7.8 (7.3–8.3) 581 66.1 (59.4–72.7) 174 281.1 (229.0–333.2)
Education
• Low 945 (1.5%) 13.3 (12.3–14.2) 457 78.6 (71.0–86.2) 109 234.0 (192.7–275.2)
• Middle 2420 (1.5%) 13.8 (13.2–14.3) 1128 98.6 (93.0–104.2) 220 267.1 (234.9–299.3)
• High 4068 (0.7%) 7.5 (7.2–7.7) 2115 60.3 (57.8–62.8) 553 227.0 (209.8–244.1)
Employment
• Yes 4842 (0.8%) 8.6 (8.4–8.9) 2443 72.0 (69.2–74.8) 533 238.4 (220.1–256.7)
• No 2591 (1.1%) 10.4 (10.0–10.8) 1257 68.0 (64.1–71.8) 332 238.5 (215.2–261.9)
Marital Status
• Married/cohabiting 3112 (0.9%) 9.1 (8.7–9.4) 1507 81.9 (77.9–85.9) 274 248.3 (221.5–275.1)
• Single 4321 (0.9%) 9.1 (8.9–9.4) 2193 63.7 (61.1–66.3) 591 233.2 (216.5–249.8)
  1. The different BMI groups and the individual characteristics. Followed for bariatric surgery between 2005 and 2012 (the highest rates are in bold and underlined)