Total expenditure (€/year)§ ¶
Any healthcare‡
 Not overweight100 (1253/1253)616 (915)317 (192 – 638)
 Overweight100 (80/80)837 (1213)379 (222 – 874)
  • *P<0.05 based on χ2 test.

  • †Care provided by professionals like physiotherapists, speech therapists and dieticians.

  • ‡‘Any healthcare’, and the corresponding total expenditure on healthcare, contain—in addition to the services shown in this table—a few healthcare services with low utilisation and low costs, such as patient transport and healthcare used abroad.

  • §The Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test was applied to test statistical significance of differences; no p values<0.05 were observed.

  • ¶Expenditures are shown in 2011€. In 2017€, they would be a factor 1.09 higher.