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Table 2 Knowledge on causes, consequences an statements of obesity and distribution of answers in this domain

From: Primary care obesity management in Hungary: evaluation of the knowledge, practice and attitudes of family physicians

Knowledge Disagree Agree
Causes of obesity [%] [%]
Eat too much fat 11.0 89.0
Insufficient physical activity 2.8 97.2
Genetic factors 26.8 73.2
Repeated dieting 41.6 58.4
Stress, anxiety and depression 21.5 88.5
Hormonal disorders 22.9 77.1
Low income, unemployment 54.3 45.7
Consequences of obesity   
Medical problems 4.9 95.1
Psychological problems 5.5 94.5
Social problems 15.8 84.2
Statements   
Obesity is a disease 11.5 88.5
Normal weight is important in health 4.4 95.9
For overweight and obese patients even small weight loss can produce health benefits 5.2 94.8
Most overweight patients should be treated for weight loss 9.9 90.1
Only obese patients should be treated for weight loss 70.0 30.0