International Scholarly Research Notices / 2013 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Advising Obese Adults about Diet and Physical Activity in Sousse, Tunisia

Table 5

Distribution of advices, and treatments given by a health care provider at any time in the past 12 months among adults by obesity status in Sousse, Tunisia.

Obesity
No (%)Yes (%)

Discuss with you your current weight status? 94 (11.0)116 (30.4)<0.001
Give you advice or treatment to lose weight? 72 (8.4)109 (28.5)<0.001
Discuss with you your current diet? 139 (16.3)106 (27.7)<0.001
Give you advice about how to follow a healthy diet? 134 (15.7)109 (28.6)<0.001
Discuss with you your current level of physical activity? 107 (12.5)95 (24.9)<0.001
Give you advice or treatment to increase physical activity? 100 (11.7)91 (23.8)<0.001
Discuss with you your risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and/or cancer? 39 (4.6)18 (4.7)0.92