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1. A secondary diagnosis of obesity does not necessarily indicate obesity as a contributing factor for the admission but may instead indicate that obesity is a factor relevant to a patient's episode of care.
2. Admissions relate to inpatients only. Some (though not all) of this increase may be due to hospitals being more likely to record obesity as a secondary diagnosis than they were previously. See the Data Quality Statement for more information.
3. Taken from the Hospital Episode Statistics - dataset
4. As in footnote 2, a secondary diagnosis of obesity does not necessarily indicate obesity as a contributing factor for the admission but may instead indicate that obesity is a factor relevant to a patient's episode of care.
5. A finished consultant episode (FCE) is a continuous period of admitted patient care under one consultant within one healthcare provider.
6. These figures are admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity and a main or secondary procedure of bariatric surgery.
7. This prescribing data was obtained from the electronic Prescribing Analysis and Cost tool (ePACT) system, maintained by NHS Prescription Services, a division of NHS Business Services Authority.
8. The NIC is the basic cost of a drug as listed in the Drug Tariff or price lists; it does not include discounts, dispensing costs, prescription charges or fees.
9. These figures were drawn from previously published data, 'Health Survey for England, 2017'
10. These figures were drawn from previously published data, 'National Child Measurement Programme - England 2017-18' 95% of eligible children were measured in 2017/18.
11. Based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) which is a measure of the overall deprivation experienced by people living in a neighbourhood. IMD rankings have been split into quintiles. They are calculated by the Department for Communities and Local Government: English Indices of Deprivation 2015.

Page 11 – TELEHEALTH FOR DIET AND DIABETES by Ruth Barclay-Paterson
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