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

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
Yes 1076 36.1 1.1 33.9 38.3
No 1839 63.9 1.1 61.7 66.1

Among respondents those 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.
Questionnaire Split A