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Table 2 Patient Motivation and Intention to Lose Weight (n = 137)

From: Physicians' use of the 5As in counseling obese patients: is the quality of counseling associated with patients' motivation and intention to lose weight?

  Not at All
% (n)
Only a Little
% (n)
Somewhat % (n) Very
% (n)
Motivation     
   How motivated are you to make changes related to your weight? 7.3 (10) 10.9 (15) 24.8 (34) 56.9 (78)
Intentions     
   How true of you is it that in the next month, you have a specific plan to get more exercise? 8.0 (11) 13.1 (18) 29.9 (41) 48.9 (67)
   How true of you is it that in the next month, you have a specific plan to eat healthier? 13.9 (19) 10.9 (15) 30.6 (42) 44.5 (61)