Weight loss behavior in obese patients before seeking professional treatment in Taiwan.


SUMMARY OBJECTIVE To assess weight loss strategies and behaviors in obese patients prior to seeking professional obesity treatment in Taiwan. DESIGN A cross-sectional study was conducted between 1 July 2004 and 30 June 2005. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Obese subjects (1060; 791 females; age, ≥18 years; median BMI, 29.5 kg/m(2)) seeking treatment in 18… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.orcp.2008.10.004


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