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Table 1 Characteristics of overweight and obese persons who visited their general practitioner within the previous 12 months

From: Advising overweight persons about diet and physical activity in primary health care: Lithuanian health behaviour monitoring study

Characteristics n %
Total 2049 100
Gender   
   Men 893 43.6
   Women 1156 56.4
Age group (years)   
   20–34 333 16.2
   35–49 842 41.1
   50–64 874 42.7
Education group   
   Incomplete secondary 277 13.5
   Secondary 1321 64.5
   University 451 22.0
Place of residence   
   Cities 900 43.9
   Towns 660 32.2
   Villages 489 23.9
Marital status   
   Married 1545 75.4
   Unmarried 504 24.6
Perceived health status   
   Good 618 30.2
   Average 1165 56.8
   Poor 266 13.0
Visits to GP during the last year   
   1–2 times 985 48.1
   3–4 times 390 19.0
   5 times and more 674 32.9