Successful weight loss among obese U.S. adults.

@article{Nicklas2012SuccessfulWL,
  title={Successful weight loss among obese U.S. adults.},
  author={Jacinda Mawson Nicklas and Karen W. Huskey and Roger B. Davis and Christina C Wee},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={481-5}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about weight control strategies associated with successful weight loss among obese U.S. adults in the general population. PURPOSE To identify strategies associated with losing at least 5% and 10% of body weight. METHODS Multivariable analysis of data from obese adult (BMI ≥30) participants in the 2001-2006 NHANES to identify strategies associated with losing ≥5% and ≥10% of body weight (conducted in 2009-2011). RESULTS Of 4021 obese adults, 2523 (63%) reported… CONTINUE READING