Obesity classification
Name obese
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic/Obesity
Definition
Obesity based on recorded BMI, GP classification of BMI, use of anti-obesity

medications or referral for / receipt of bariatric surgery.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 14.03.2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Not recorded as obese
1 Recorded as obese
Implementation
IF BMI 30, obese = 1;

ELSE IF obesity_cat = 6 or 7, obese = 1;

ELSE IF bariatric surgery = 3, obese = 1;

ELSE IF obes_meds = 1, 2 or 3, obese = 1;

ELSE obese = 0
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