Table 1.

Codes and Sample Quotes Based for Patients' “Number 1 Reason for Wanting to Lose Weight”

Original CodeExample QuoteFinal Grouped Code
Health“Overall my health”Physical functioning
Medical“Type 2 diabetes”Medical
Energy“More energy”Physical functioning
Musculoskeletal“Hip problems”Medical
Clothes“Cannot fit in my clothes”Appearance
Feel better“Feel better”Physical functioning
Pain“Lower pain level”Medical
Fitness“To be more fit”Physical functioning
Emotional“I want to feel better about myself”Emotional/family
Family“Play with kids”Emotional/family
Longevity“To live longer”Age
Comfort“Feel more comfortable”Physical functioning
Look better“Look more beautiful”Appearance