Results for - Obesity: Disorder or Disease

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I was thinking about the obesity as a disease survey and want to probe a little more, to give you a chance to answer some additional questions. First question, do you believe, based on your understanding, that obesity is a disorder or disease?

1. I was thinking about the obesity as a disease survey and want to probe a little more, to give you a chance to answer some additional questions. First question, do you believe, based on your understanding, that obesity is a disorder or disease?

Disorder
58%
929 votes
Disease
19%
312 votes
N/A
23%
365 votes

2. If someone was obese because of a chronic disorder like Diabetes I,II, Thyroid or maybe Schizophrenia, would you say that obesity is a disorder or disease?

Disorder
40%
645 votes
Disease
41%
661 votes
N/A
19%
300 votes

3. If someone is obese because of overeating, no medical conditions exist like in question 2, would you say obesity is a disorder or disease?

Disorder
61%
984 votes
Disease
16%
253 votes
N/A
23%
369 votes

4. If someone has been obese most of their life with no apparent medical reason, would you say that their obesity is a disorder or disease?

Disorder
53%
846 votes
Disease
22%
354 votes
N/A
25%
406 votes

5. Finally, in addition to your on the spot thinking, what else have you based your answer choices on?

Education
40%
641 votes
Social Media
8%
125 votes
TV, Radio, Newspapers
11%
176 votes
Magazines
6%
94 votes
Your job
6%
97 votes
Someone told you
4%
68 votes
What you heard growing up
12%
196 votes
Instinct, gut feeling, just because
55%
888 votes
11/01/2015 Health & Fitness 1606 39 By: ptajuggalette

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