Survey on respect for overweight persons 2011

This statistic shows the results of a 2011 survey among adult Americans on whether they respected an overweight person more, or less. 12 percent of respondents stated the fact that a person is overweight made them respect this person less.

Does the fact that a person is overweight make you respect them more, less, or does it make no difference to you?

Share of respondents
Respect person more1%
Respect person less12%
Makes no difference87%
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Source

Release date

August 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 7-10, 2011

Number of respondents

1,016 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source poses the question as follows: "All in all, does the fact that a person is overweight make you respect them more, respect them less, or does it make no difference to you?"

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