Table 5

Adjusted outcomes by obesity class in admitted cohort*

BMINormalUnderweightOverweightObeseMorbidly obese
Discharge to home
 OR0.541.10.811.4
 95% CI0.25 to 1.10.79 to 1.40.59 to 1.10.73 to 2.7
Q value†0.190.80.310.45
Length of stay (days)
 Estimate−6.92.64.30.58
 95% CI−15 to 1.2−0.81 to 6.00.57 to 8.0−6.1 to 7.2
Q value0.620.630.240.91
  • *Adjusted for age, sex, race, diabetes, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, end-stage renal disease, coronary artery diseases, heart failure, cerebrovascular accident and cancer.

  • †Q-value: false discovery rate correction for multiple testing.