Table 1

Characteristics of informants participating in a qualitative interview study of weight maintenance

Characteristics

Men

Women


Number

10

17

Birth year

44-45

3

6

55

5

8

65

2

3

Weight group

Normal weight maintainer

7

13

Overweight maintainer

2

1

Normal weight gainer

0

2

Overweight gainer

1

1

Living

Urban

8

14

Rural

2

3

Level of education

1-7th-9th grade

1

1

10-12th grade

4

6

University*

1

3

University

4

7


* 10-12th grade and some single courses at the University

Lindvall et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-51

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