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Table 3 Distribution of categories of 10 year change in BMI across baseline BMI quartiles

From: Longitudinal association of body mass index with lung function: The CARDIA Study

  Quartiles of baseline BMI [n (% in column)]
Categories of Change in BMI Q1 <21.3 kg/m 2 Q2 21.3–<23.4 kg/m 2 Q3 23.4–<26.4 kg/m 2 Q4 ≥ 26.4 kg/m 2
≤ 0 kg/m2 115 (14) 149 (17) 146 (16) 138 (15)
0.1–0.9 kg/m2 137 (17) 128 (15) 103 (12) 63 (7)
1–2.4 kg/m2 232 (29) 227 (26) 187 (21) 136 (15)
2.5–5.9 kg/m2 254 (31) 270 (31) 323 (36) 292 (33)
≥ 6 kg/m2 70 (9) 102 (12) 132 (15) 263 (29)