Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested
losing weight to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
Yes 1000 33.9 1.2 31.6 36.2
No 1865 66.1 1.2 63.8 68.4

Among respondents who reported having ever been told by a doctor,
nurse, or other health professional that they had some form of
arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia,
excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B
 
ASKED ONLY TO LANDLINE SURVEY RESPONDENTS