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New Survey Reveals that Communication Breakdown Between Physicians and Patients Hinders Weight Loss Efforts
Date:11/13/2013

y is a serious and growing public health issue. The prevalence of obesity in the United States has more than doubled among adults over the past thirty years. Approximately one-third of American adults are classified as overweight and another one-third are affected by obesity. This dramatic rise in obesity has had a major impact on other diseases, ranging from an increased risk of premature death to serious diet-related chronic diseases, including: type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke, and certain forms of cancer. 

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About the Surveys
GfK Custom Research LLC, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Group conducted this study on behalf of Eisai Inc. The study consisted of a consumer and physician portion.

A total of 1,009 consumer interviews were conducted among adults age 18 and older. Among the respondents, 36 percent were normal weight, 33 percent were overweight, 29 percent were obese and 2 percent were underweight. Fifty-two percent were female and 48 percent male. The mean age was 47 years old.  Respondents were from the South (37 percent), West (24 percent), Midwest (21 percent) and Northeast (18 percent). Sixty-seven percent were White, 15 percent Hispanic, 12 percent Black and 5 percent other.

The consumer study was conducted using the KnowledgePanel, a group that takes part in national polls and surveys. Use of the KnowledgePanel assures representative samples that are statistically valid and projectable to the population of adults 18+ years old. The margin of error for this study is +/- 3.8 percent. The consumer study was co-sponsored by the Obesity Action Coalition. Interviews took place June 12 to June 21, 2013.

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