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Table 2 Simulated disease prevalence per 100,000 inhabitants in the equalized weight scenario and difference compared to the steady weight scenario at age ≥ 30 years, across educational groups. Absolute cases (per 100,000 inhabitants) and relative difference (in %) at age ≥ 30 years, across educational groups

From: A health inequality impact assessment from reduction in overweight and obesity

  Steady Weight Scenario, n Equalized Weigh Scenario difference to Steady Weight Scenario, n (%)
  Short education Medium education Long education Short education Medium education Long education
Men
 IHD1 7145 6946 5954 −60 (−1) −98 (−1) ref.
 Diabetes1 5463 4799 3591 − 484 (−8) − 505 (−10)  
 Stroke1 4439 4674 3763 98 (2) 164 (4)  
 IHD + stroke 1105 1216 1040 −13 (−1) 41 (4)  
 IHD + diabetes 1603 1490 1006 − 168 (−10) − 137 (−8)  
 Diabetes + stroke 2607 2324 1496 −416 (−14) − 337 (− 13)  
 Diabetes + stroke + IHD 1355 1294 809 − 271 (−17) −200 (− 13)  
Women
 IHD1 5164 4533 1429 148 (3) −1 (0) ref.
 Diabetes1 5379 4778 1114 − 800 (−13) − 678 (− 12)  
 Stroke1 5406 5376 1698 350 (7) 109 (2)  
 IHD + stroke 963 866 309 109 (13) −3 (0)  
 IHD + diabetes 1485 1368 281 − 191 (−11) − 221 (−14)  
 Diabetes + stroke 1766 1371 313 −379 (−18) − 295 (− 18)  
 Diabetes + stroke + IHD 998 775 169 − 138 (−12) −168 (− 18)  
  1. 1 Single diagnosis