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Table 3 Frequency of weight recording for self-reported overweight patients over the period from 2012 to 2015

From: Recording of weight in electronic health records: an observational study in general practice

  N No weight recording (% patients) At least one weight recording, but not annually (% patients) Annual weight recording (% patients)
Patients with a cardiovascular disorder 730 20.1 46.2 33.7
Patients with osteoarthritis 167 34.7 47.3 18.0
Patients with diabetes mellitus 171 9.9 22.2 67.8
Patients with COPD 73 19.2 49.3 31.5
Patients without a weight related chronic disordera 663 67.4 31.4 1.2
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  2. a patients without a cardiovascular disorder, osteoarthritis, diabetes mellitus, and COPD