Results for - Opinion About Weight

1,515 voters participated in this survey

1. 'Fat Shaming' is applying prejudices and discrimination against individuals who are or appear to be overweight. Are you aware of this term?

Yes I Am.
59%
892 votes
No I Am Not.
27%
414 votes
Undecided
5%
72 votes
Not Applicable
9%
135 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
2 votes

2. 'Fat Shaming' is considered to be a sub-branch of a term called 'Body Shaming'. 'Body Shaming' is when certain individuals are discriminated against for certain parts of their bodies that are unappealing to a large population of people. Are you aware of the term 'Body Shaming'?

Yes I Am.
50%
751 votes
No I Am Not.
34%
509 votes
Undecided
6%
88 votes
Not Applicable
11%
165 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
2 votes

3. Do you think it would be considered 'Fat Shaming' if you genuinely are concerned about a person's weight and general health?

Yes I think it would be considered 'Fat Shaming'.
13%
197 votes
No I do not think it would be considered to be 'Fat Shaming'.
34%
515 votes
I am unsure if this may be considered 'Fat Shaming'.
16%
243 votes
It is a very sensitive issue and I would not like to make an opinion.
18%
268 votes
Not Applicable
18%
274 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
18 votes

4. Do you think the rate of obesity has been exaggerated in the media?

Yes I think the media has exaggerated the rate of obesity.
16%
244 votes
No I do not think that the media has exaggerate the rate of obesity.
49%
746 votes
I am unsure if the media has exaggerated the rate of obesity.
18%
278 votes
Not Applicable
16%
243 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
4 votes

5. Would you ask someone you cared about (i.e.: a friend, a family member, a co worker, a romantic partner, etc.) to lose weight?

Yes I would.
21%
322 votes
No I would not.
20%
307 votes
It depends on the circumstance.
38%
571 votes
I am not sure.
6%
93 votes
Not Applicable
14%
214 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
8 votes
09/15/2015 Health & Fitness 1515 31 By: 514Latter

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