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TABLE 1.

Characteristics of the Study Sample (n = 40,707)

Sample SizePercentage of Total
RawWeighted
Diabetes in second year    
 Yes 420 1.03 0.89 
 No 40,287 98.97 99.11 
Mean age (years)  39.72 39.75 
Baseline obesity    
 Low to normal weight (BMI <25 kg/m216,026 39.37 42.25 
 Overweight (25 ≤ BMI <30 kg/m213,794 33.89 32.82 
 Obese (BMI ≥30 kg/m210,887 26.74 24.93 
Weight gain in 1 year    
 >5% of weight 11,427 28.07 26.32 
 ≤5% of weight 29,280 71.93 73.68 
Sex    
 Male 18,566 45.61 48.58 
 Female 22,141 54.39 51.42 
Race/ethnicity    
 White 16,106 39.57 60.52 
 Hispanic 13,395 32.91 18.98 
 Asian 2,998 7.36 6.16 
 African American 8,208 20.16 14.34 
Household income    
 Low-to-high 31,830 78.19 85.16 
 Near-poor 2,351 5.78 3.98 
 Poor 6,526 16.03 10.86 
Current smoker    
 Yes 6,881 16.90 17.86 
 No 33,826 83.10 82.14 
Ever advised to avoid fat foods    
 Yes 10,552 25.92 25.74 
 No 30,155 74.08 74.26 
Ever diagnosed as having high blood pressure other than during pregnancy    
 Yes 8,290 20.38 19.78 
 No 32,417 79.62 80.22 
At least three-fourths of biologically related family members living in the household are obese    
 Yes 18,686 45.90 43.46 
 No 22,021 54.10 56.54 
At least one biologically related family member living in the household has diabetes    
 Yes 4,773 11.73 10.28 
 No 35,934 88.27 89.72 
Of the biologically related family members living in the household:    
 At least one has diabetes 4,773 11.73 10.28 
 None have diabetes but at least 75% are obese 15,718 38.61 37.04 
 None have diabetes and <75% are obese 20,216 49.66 52.68 
Sample SizePercentage of Total
RawWeighted
Diabetes in second year    
 Yes 420 1.03 0.89 
 No 40,287 98.97 99.11 
Mean age (years)  39.72 39.75 
Baseline obesity    
 Low to normal weight (BMI <25 kg/m216,026 39.37 42.25 
 Overweight (25 ≤ BMI <30 kg/m213,794 33.89 32.82 
 Obese (BMI ≥30 kg/m210,887 26.74 24.93 
Weight gain in 1 year    
 >5% of weight 11,427 28.07 26.32 
 ≤5% of weight 29,280 71.93 73.68 
Sex    
 Male 18,566 45.61 48.58 
 Female 22,141 54.39 51.42 
Race/ethnicity    
 White 16,106 39.57 60.52 
 Hispanic 13,395 32.91 18.98 
 Asian 2,998 7.36 6.16 
 African American 8,208 20.16 14.34 
Household income    
 Low-to-high 31,830 78.19 85.16 
 Near-poor 2,351 5.78 3.98 
 Poor 6,526 16.03 10.86 
Current smoker    
 Yes 6,881 16.90 17.86 
 No 33,826 83.10 82.14 
Ever advised to avoid fat foods    
 Yes 10,552 25.92 25.74 
 No 30,155 74.08 74.26 
Ever diagnosed as having high blood pressure other than during pregnancy    
 Yes 8,290 20.38 19.78 
 No 32,417 79.62 80.22 
At least three-fourths of biologically related family members living in the household are obese    
 Yes 18,686 45.90 43.46 
 No 22,021 54.10 56.54 
At least one biologically related family member living in the household has diabetes    
 Yes 4,773 11.73 10.28 
 No 35,934 88.27 89.72 
Of the biologically related family members living in the household:    
 At least one has diabetes 4,773 11.73 10.28 
 None have diabetes but at least 75% are obese 15,718 38.61 37.04 
 None have diabetes and <75% are obese 20,216 49.66 52.68 
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