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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, 2018)

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

Somewhat overweight

About right

Somewhat underweight

Very underweight

No opinion


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

Do you think government should or should not play a significant role in reducing obesity? (Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Poll, Oct, 2013)

Should play a significant role

Should not play a significant role

Don't know/Refused

Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT

Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, October 30 - November 6, 2013 and based on 2,003 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 1001 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1002 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 524 who had no landline telephone. [USPSRA.111213.R17] (View Citation)


Dataset: USPEW2013-11APW

(I will read you a list of common health concerns. For each one, please tell me if you, personally, are worried a great deal, worried somewhat, not very worried or not at all worried about that specific issue affecting your health.)... What about being overweight? (Source: Gordon Black/USA Today Poll, Jun, 1988)

Worried a great deal

Worried somewhat

Not very worried

Not at all worried


Survey by USA Today. Methodology: Conducted by Gordon S. Black Corporation, June 5 - June 7, 1988 and based on 600 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGBUSA.060788.R03] (View Citation)

Topics: HEALTH

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