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Table 3 Prevention policy support

From: The stigma of obesity in the general public and its implications for public health - a systematic review

Policy Hilbert et al. [2, 26, 27] Oliver & Lee [23]    Barry et al. [22]
Restricting advertisement for unhealthy food 47.7 57    52.5
Raising taxes on unhealthy food 26.7 33    28.4
Banning unhealthy food in schools 52.8 47    54.3
Total 42.4 45.6    45
Correlates Higher age ↑
Female gender ↑
Eastern part of Germany ↑
Attribution to bad food environment and lack of activity behavior ↑
Higher age ↑
Higher income ↓
Attribution to bad food environment ↑
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  1. Agreement rates in %; sociodemographic factors are listed, arrows indicate higher (↑) or lower (↓) support of preventive measures in general.