Table 3

Responses to question 4. of the survey: which of these factors were important in your weight loss plan? (check all that apply)

Rank

Factor

Number

% total responders

Number 30+/1 yr

% 30+/1 yr responders


1

Avoiding sugar

2942

94

1368

96

2

Avoiding starch

2629

84

1242

87

3

Drinking water

2400

77

1088

76

4

Eating vegetables

1969

63

944

66

5

Exercise

1879

60

823

58

6

Increasing protein

1680

54

773

54

7

Avoiding soft-drinks

1271

41

566

40

8

Increasing fat

784

25

409

29

9

Eating fruits

494

16

205

14

10

Decreasing fat

374

12

129

9


Data for all respondents as of January 24, 2006. Note that percentages are for total respondents. Data in Question 4 [see 1] gives percentage for distribution as of September 18, 2005.

Feinman et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:26   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-26

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