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Table 2 Distribution of the body mass index (BMI) by sex and age groups (%)

From: Body mass index distribution in rheumatoid arthritis: a collaborative analysis from three large German rheumatoid arthritis databases

Cohort BMI (kg/m2) Females Males
40– < 55 55– < 70 ≥70 Total 40– < 55 55– < 70 ≥70 Total
CAPEA <18.5 1.0 1.0 2.9 1.4 0.9 0.8 0 0.6
  18.5 to <25 40.4 34.2 33.1 36.3 35.7 24.8 32.0 30.6
  25 to <30 32.7 34.6 42.5 35.8 43.8 52.0 45.0 47.2
  ≥30 26.0 30.2 21.6 26.5 19.6 22.4 23.0 21.7
RABBIT <18.5 2.6 1.7 2.0 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.6
  18.5 to <25 43.2 37.2 38.2 39.6 30.0 27.2 33.9 29.3
  25 to <30 29.8 35.3 36.8 33.6 45.5 46.7 49.9 46.8
  ≥30 24.4 25.8 23 24.8 24 25.3 15.8 23.3
NDB <18.5 2.0 1.2 2.4 1.8 1.0 0.3 0.7 0.6
  18.5 to <25 48.9 40.6 40.8 42.8 35.4 25.4 34.8 31.3
  25 to <30 26.0 34.3 36.5 33.0 43.9 49.8 48.4 47.8
  ≥30 23.1 23.9 20.3 22.4 19.7 24.4 16.0 20.2
DEAS <18.5 1.1 1.4 1.2 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.3
  18.5 to <25 54.9 43.4 36.7 45.7 34.4 26.9 28.6 29.8
  25 to <30 29.9 36.8 39.9 35.2 49.4 51.9 52.8 51.4
  ≥30 14.1 18.4 22.2 17.9 15.9 21.1 18.2 18.5