Views on the safety of select weight loss methods among U.S. adults in 2016

Percentage of U.S. adults that felt select weight loss methods were safe as of 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 15, 2016
Views on the safety of select weight loss methods among U.S. adults in 2016 This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. that felt select methods for weight loss were safe or unsafe as of 2016. According to the data, 90 percent of respondents indicated that diet and exercise with the help of a doctor is a safe method for weight loss.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that felt select weight loss methods were safe as of 2016

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SafeNeither safe nor unsafeUnsafe
Diet and exercise with the help of your doctor90%7%2%
One-on-one counseling with a dietician87%10%2%
Weight loss surgery31%29%37%
Prescription medication15%32%49%
SafeNeither safe nor unsafeUnsafe
Diet and exercise with the help of your doctor90%7%2%
One-on-one counseling with a dietician87%10%2%
Weight loss surgery31%29%37%
Prescription medication15%32%49%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 15, 2016
This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. that felt select methods for weight loss were safe or unsafe as of 2016. According to the data, 90 percent of respondents indicated that diet and exercise with the help of a doctor is a safe method for weight loss.
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