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Table 4 Distribution of World Health Organization’s BMI Classification on Entry into Corrections

From: Gender and race disparities in weight gain among offenders prescribed antidepressant and antipsychotic medications

  Antidepressants Antipsychotics Other medications No pharmacotherapy
Classification Baseline Last observation Baseline Last observation Baseline Last observation Baseline Last observation
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Underweight 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0.2) 1 (0.1) 2 (0.1) 0 (0)
Normal 46 (14.2) 24 (7.4) 32 (18.6) 12 (7) 89 (10.8) 55 (6.7) 247 (17.5) 189 (13.4)
Overweight 137 (42.3) 154 (47.5) 65 (37.8) 84 (48.8) 361 (43.9) 385 (46.8) 712 (50.5) 733 (52)
Obesity I 98 (30.2) 87 (26.9) 49 (28.5) 44 (25.6) 236 (28.7) 254 (30.9) 316 (22.4) 342 (24.3)
Obesity II 21 (6.5) 38 (11.7) 15 (8.7) 21 (12.2) 84 (10.2) 88 (10.7) 99 (7) 104 (7.4)
Obesity III 22 (6.8) 21 (6.5) 11 (6.4) 11 (6.4) 51 (6.2) 40 (4.9) 33 (2.3) 41 (2.9)
  324 172 823 1409