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Table 5 Comorbidities per BMI category

From: Laparoscopic-assisted myomectomy with uterine artery occlusion at a freestanding ambulatory surgery center: a case series

Comorbidity categoryNon-obese BMI < 30 (N = 650)Obese BMI 30–39 (N = 251)Morbidly obese BMI > 40 (N = 63)P value**
Cardiovasculara,N(%)40 (6.2)13 (5.2)4 (6.3).843
Hypertension,N(%)22 (3.4)43 (17.1)14 (22.2).000
Diabetes,N(%)3 (0.5)7 (2.8)2 (3.2).007
Pulmonaryb,N(%)80 (12.3)42 (16.7)17 (27.0).003
  1. BMI body mass index (kg/m2)
  2. **Pearson Chi-square
  3. aCardiovascular: arrhythmia, deep vein thrombosis, clotting disorder, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, stroke
  4. bPulmonary: chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, asthma, sleep apnea, smoking