Work Productivity/Activity Impairment Scoresb,c
With each additional comorbidity, mean scores across each measure increase
BMI = body mass index (kg/m2)
aOverweight or obese individuals (BMI >27 kg/m2) with 1, 2, or 3 related complications, compared with overweight or obese individuals (BMI >27 kg/m2) with 0 complications.bData obtained from the 2006 National Health and Wellness Survey; analysis specific to work productivity was limited to respondents <65 years of age and employed full-time.
cData show self-reported work productivity and activity impairment scores among overweight or obese individuals (BMI >27 kg/m2) with 0, 1, 2, or 3 related complications.
dObesity-related complications include type 2 diabetes (T2D), hypertension, and high cholesterol.
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