Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable ondiet: On a diet

Literal Question

MQ7. At present are you on a diet or doing something else to lose weight?

Values Categories N
1 No, my weight is fine 113915
2 No, but I should lose some weight 40636
3 No, because I need to put on weight 19191
4 Yes 27836
Sysmiss 4360

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 201578
Missing cases 4360
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 4.0
Mean 1.806
This variable is numeric


Source: HBSC surveys 1993/94, 1997/988, 2001/02 (revised: definition was expanded to include 'doing something else'; response category 3 was added).   

Description:  This item identifies those who are currently engaging in some form of behaviour in order to lose weight.


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