TABLE 2

Obesity Prevalence by Service Line and Most Common Diagnosis Groups

Service LineaDiagnosis GroupOverall Cases, nOverall % With Obesity
Orthopedics584022.1
Hip and femur procedures for nontrauma95728.6
Dorsal and lumbar fusion procedures67415.4
Knee and lower leg procedures, except foot63728.7
Infectious disease502620.6
Cellulitis and skin and soft tissue infections190122.5
Viral illness71116.2
Fever42114.7
Neuroscience service779218.7
Seizure303718.0
Headaches90623.4
Other disorders of nervous system73824.3
Other surgery909418.1
Tonsil and adenoid procedures394622.0
Other ear, nose, mouth, and throat procedures64515.7
Kidney and urinary tract procedures42612.4
Other medicine14 79817.5
Diabetes247415.6
Infections of upper respiratory tract184215.6
Poisoning of medicinal agents134021.2
Cardiac care328515.6
Percutaneous cardiovascular procedures38813.7
Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders35615.2
Other cardiothoracic procedures3559.6
Respiratory14 34215.5
Asthma736517.7
Pneumonia282515.5
Bronchiolitis and RSV pneumonia115612.3
Digestive disease15 04214.9
Appendectomy310517.4
Other digestive-system diagnoses285517.1
Nonbacterial gastroenteritis262011.3
Transplants33014.5
Bone marrow transplant21413.6
Kidney transplant9116.5
Liver transplant and/or intestinal transplant2015.0
Cancer care or hematology776614.0
Chemotherapy296114.9
Major hematologic or immunologic diagnosis, not sickle cell crisis and coagulopathy137212.0
Sickle cell anemia crisis12918.4
  • RSV, respiratory syncytial virus.

  • a P < .001 for the χ2 analysis between service line groups.