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How would you describe your own personal weight situation right now--very overweight, somewhat overweight, about right, somewhat underweight, or very underweight? (Source: Gallup Poll, Nov, 2019)


4%
Very overweight

38%
Somewhat overweight

53%
About right

4%
Somewhat underweight

1%
Very underweight

1%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, November 1 - November 14, 2019 and based on 1,015 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The sample includes 30% landline and 70% cell phone respondents. [31116939.00020] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH





How would you describe your own personal weight situation right now--very overweight, somewhat overweight, about right, somewhat underweight, or very underweight? (Source: Gallup Poll, Nov, 2018)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = Less than .5 percent.
6%
Very overweight

35%
Somewhat overweight

54%
About right

5%
Somewhat underweight

*
Very underweight

1%
No opinion

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Survey by Gallup Organization. Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, November 1 - November 11, 2018 and based on 1,037 telephone (landline only), telephone (cell only) interviews. Sample: National adult. The sample includes 30% landline and 70% cell phone respondents. [31115649.00012] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH





(Even though you may not feel overweight) are you now on a weight losing diet for your blood pressure, or not? (Source: Public And High Blood Pressure, May, 1973)


Subpopulation/Note: See note. Asked of those who have ever been told they have high blood pressure (24%)
32%
On diet now

68%
Not on diet

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Survey by National Heart and Lung Institute. Methodology: Conducted by Louis Harris & Associates during May, 1973 and based on 3,867 personal interviews. Sample: National (see note). The basic sample consisted of 3181 individuals aged 17 and over. A separate cross-section of 686 blacks was interviewed. Responses of blacks were weighted to their actual proportion in the population [USHARRIS.73NHLI.R28E] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH NUTRITION







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