BMI is positively associated with presence of diverticulosis.

<p>Overweight individuals were 3.3 (CI: 0.9–11.3) times more likely, and obese individuals were 7.8 (CI: 2.3–26.3) times more likely to present with diverticulosis than normal weight individuals. With each increase in BMI category, the odds of having diverticulosis increased by 2.7 (CI: 1.6–4.7) fold.</p>