Table 1: Population characteristics (Olmsted County 2009).

Characteristics N (%) BMI Median (Q1, Q3) P valuea
Sex
 Male 32,982 (43.4) 28.0 (25.0, 31.7) <.001
 Female 42,976 (56.6) 26.3 (22.7, 31.4)
Age group
 ≥18-29 17,247 (22.7) 24.5 (21.8, 28.7) <.001
 >29-49 26,734 (35.2) 27.3 (23.8, 31.8)
 >49-64 19,076 (25.1) 28.6 (25.1, 33.0)
 >64-85 12,901 (17.0) 28.1 (25.0, 31.8)
Race/ethnicity
 White 70,461 (92.8) 27.3 (23.8, 31.7) <.001
 Black 2,073 (2.7) 27.6 (23.7, 32.4)
 Asian 2,388 (3.1) 24.1 (21.7, 27.0)
 Hispanic 861 (1.1) 27.9 (24.5, 32.6)
 Other 175 (0.2) 28.5 (24.2, 32.5)
Anxiety
 No anxiety code 71,973 (94.8) 27.2 (23.7, 31.6)
 Generalized anxiety disorder 758 (1.0) 27.2 (23.6, 31.4) .65
 Phobias 379 (0.5) 27.4 (23.3, 33.3) .43
 Panic disorder 307 (0.4) 27.1 (23.6, 31.5) 1.00
 Obsessive compulsive disorder 173 (0.2) 26.5 (23.3, 30.7) .21
 Post-traumatic stress disorder 329 (0.4) 28.7 (24.0, 33.7) .001
 Other anxiety (anxiety state/anxiety disorder) 2,249 (3.0) 26.8 (23.3, 31.5) .02
 Any anxiety 3,985 (5.3) 27.1 (23.4, 31.8) .34

Abbreviations: BMI, Body Mass Index
aKruskal Wallace P-value comparing BMI across groups by demographics and anxiety diagnosis P-value

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