Notes: Among adults with a visit to a health professional in the past 12 months.
Error bars represent 95% confidence intervals.
Based on the question, “During the last 12 months, has a doctor or other health professional talked to you about your diet?”
Obesity status was based on respondent-reported height and weight and calculated as body mass index (BMI) using the following formula: BMI = weight/height2 (kg/m2). An adult who was obese had a BMI ≥30; an adult who was not obese had a BMI <30.
Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the noninstitutionalized U.S. civilian population and were derived from the National Health Interview Survey Sample Adult component.
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2014 data.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Percentage of Adults with a Visit to a Health Professional in the Past 12 Months Who Received Dietary Advice, by Obesity Status and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2014