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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: How do overweight people dropout of a weight loss diet? A qualitative study

Characteristics N (%)
Mean Age (y ± SD) 33/4 ± 8.4
Female 25 (92.6%)
Male 2 (7.4%)
Educational level
 • Below diploma 14 (51.8)
 • Diploma level 9 (33.3)
 • Academic level 4 (14.8)
Body Mass Index
 • Overweight 12 (44.4)
 • Obesity 15 (55.5)
Reason for diet for weight loss
 • Body shape dissatisfaction 18 (66.6%)
 • Improve health status 4 (14.8%)
 • Diseases (hyperlipidemia, hypertension, etc.) 5 (18.5%)