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Table 1 Participant Demographics

From: "The solution needs to be complex."Obese adults' attitudes about the effectiveness of individual and population based interventions for obesity

Demographic category n (142) (%)
Gender  
Female 106 (74.6%)
Male 36(25.4%)
Age  
Mean 44.8
Range 19-75
BMI  
Mean (n = 141)* 39.3
Range 30.0-71.7
Marital status  
Single 50(35.2%)
Married/De facto 92(64.8%)
Education  
< High school 20(14.1%)
High school graduate < University degree 33(22.2%)
University or postgraduate degree 89(62.7%)
Income before tax (AUD)  
<50,000 48(33.8%)
50,000-100,000 59(41.5%)
>100,000 33(23.2%)
Not revealed 2(1.4%)
  1. *One participant did not reveal height or weight to calculate their BMI