Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Self-Reported Disability in Adults with Severe Obesity

Table 3

Prevalence rates of degrees of disability based on the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) score across the three body mass index (BMI) study groups (no disability (HAQ score: 0); at least some degree of disability (HAQ score > 0); mild to moderate difficulty in performing daily life activities (HAQ score: 0.1–0.99); moderate to severe disability (HAQ score: 1–1.99); severe to very severe disability (HAQ score: 2-3).

HAQ gradeBMI group Total ( )
Group I 35–39.99 kg/m2 ( )Group II 40–44.99 kg/m2 ( )Group III ≥45 kg/m2 ( )

HAQ: 0
N 29241972
 % within HAQ grade40.3%33.3%26.4%100.0%
 % within BMI group48.3%33.8%14.5%27.5%
 % of total11.1%9.2%7.3%27.5%

HAQ: >0
N 3147112190
 % within HAQ grade16.3%24.7%58.9%100.0%
 % within BMI group51.7%66.2%85.5%72.5%
 % of total11.8%17.9%42.7%72.5%

HAQ: 0.1–0.99
N 303360123
 % within HAQ grade24.4%26.8%48.8%100.0%
 % within BMI group50.0%46.5%45.8%46.9%
 % of total11.5%12.6%22.9%46.9%

HAQ: 1–1.99
N 1114254
 % within HAQ grade1.9%20.4%77.8%100.0%
 % within BMI group1.7%15.5%32.1%20.6%
 % of total0.4%4.2%16.0%20.6%

HAQ: 2-3
N 031013
 % within HAQ grade0.0%23.1%76.9%100.0%
 % within BMI group0.0%4.2%7.6%5.0%
 % of total0.0%1.1%3.8%5.0%