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Table 4 Proportion (%) of obese persons who tried to reduce the weight in relation to receiving advice

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

  Men Women
  % 95% CI P % 95% CI P
Advised to change dietary habits       
   Yes 58.8 42.3–75.3 0,11 86.0 76.4–95.6 0,01
   No 42.0 30.4–53.6   67.6 59.0–76.2  
Advised to increase physical activity       
   Yes 78.9 60.6–97.2 0,002 85.7 72.7–98.7 0,10
   No 40.5 30.0–51.0   70.6 62.9–72.3  
  1. CI – confidence intervals