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Table 3 Primary surgery: obesity-related disease and gender

From: Results from the first Kuwait National Bariatric Surgery Report

  Male Female rates   
No Yes Unspecified No Yes Unspecified Male Female
Back or leg pain 505 160 43 1413 443 120 24.1% 23.9%
Depression 663 4 41 1918 15 43 0.6% 0.8%
Type 2 diabetes 573 112 23 1677 235 64 16.4% 12.3%
Increased risk of DVT or PE 646 46 16 1777 163 36 6.6% 8.4%
Poor functional status 63 621 24 180 1709 87 90.8% 90.5%
GERD 559 140 9 1699 261 16 20.0% 13.3%
Hypertension 524 172 12 1615 313 48 24.7% 16.2%
Dyslipidaemia 511 145 52 1450 365 161 22.1% 20.1%
Liver disease 213 414 81 661 995 320 66.0% 60.1%
Sleep apnea 523 120 65 1667 106 203 18.7% 6.0%