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Table 1 Age, Deprivation and BMI characteristics stratified by gender

From: Multisite peripheral joint pain: a cross-sectional study of prevalence and impact on general health, quality of life, pain intensity and consultation behaviour

  All
n = 15,083 (%)
Females
n = 8198 (%)
Males
n = 6885 (%)
Age group (years)
 45-54 3586 (23.8) 1991 (24.3) 1595 (23.2)
 55-64 4561 (30.2) 2401 (29.3) 2160 (31.4)
 65-74 4038 (26.8) 2138 (26.1) 1900 (27.6)
 75+ 2898 (19.2) 1668 (20.3) 1230 (17.8)
Deprivation scores (IMD)
 Most Deprived 2948 (19.6) 1591 (19.4) 1357 (19.7)
 Middle 8854 (58.7) 4841 (59.1) 4013 (58.3)
 Least Deprived 3276 (21.7) 1765 (21.5) 1511 (22.0)
Body Mass Index (BMI)
 Under weight 151 (1.0) 118 (1.5) 33 (0.5)
 Healthy weight 5260 (36.8) 3215 (41.6) 2045 (31.1)
 Overweight 5750 (40.2) 2697 (34.9) 3053 (46.4)
 Obese 3143 (22.0) 1696 (22.0) 1447 (22.0)
  1. BMI classifications devised from NICE (2006) Obesity guidance on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children. NICE clinical guideline 43