Obesity (category) (secondary care)
Name obesity_hes
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic/Obesity
Identification of BMI classification recorded in HES
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 20/03/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Not recorded
1 Underweigth
2 Normal weight
3 Overweight
4 History of obesity
5 Possibly overweight/obese
6 Obese
7 Morbidly/severely obese
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett
Creation date20 Mar 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Obese (6) E66 Obesity
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