Long-term weight loss success and the health behaviours of adults in the USA: findings from a nationally representative cross-sectional study

Kerem Shuval, Elisa Morales Marroquin, Qing Li, Gregory Knell, Kelley Pettee Gabriel, Jeffrey Drope, Amy L Yaroch, Karen G Chartier, Bob M Fennis, Mahmoud Qadan

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To describe the relationship between long-term weight loss (LTWL) success and lifestyle behaviours among US adults. DESIGN: Serial cross-sectional data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey cycles 2007-2014. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Population-based nationally representative sample. The analytic sample included 3040 adults aged 20-64 years who tried to lose weight in the past year. MEASURES: Participants were grouped into five LTWL categories (
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere047743
Pages (from-to)e047743-e047743
JournalBMJ Open
Volume11
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 14 Jul 2021

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Keywords

  • *epidemiology
  • *preventive medicine
  • *public health
  • Adult
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • *Diet
  • Health Behavior
  • Humans
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • United States
  • *Weight Loss

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