Table 3.

Factors That Respondents Reported Were Important in Helping Them Decide Whether to Take Part in a Comprehensive Weight Loss Program (n = 1479)

FactorsResponses (%)
Will help me lose weight73.1
Will help me feel better55.1
Doesn't cost me much54.8
Is at a good time of day for me34.0
Is easy to get to25.7
Was recommended by my doctor15.4
A friend would go with me to the program9.6
Was recommended by a friend or family member2.9
  • Respondents were asked to check the 3 items that are most important to them. The sample excludes individuals with missing data for the outcome variable (willingness to participate in comprehensive weight loss program).