Understanding weight loss in obese adults
datasetposted on 26.02.2016 by Bridget Dibb
Datasets usually provide raw data for analysis. This raw data often comes in spreadsheet form, but can be any collection of data, on which analysis can be performed.
This data consists of qualitative data from interviews with 15 participants. The participants were split into two groups - the 'lost group consisted of those who were or had been obese and who had lost at least 8kgs within the last 3 years and those who were obese and who had not last 8kgs within the last 3 years. Thematic Analysis was used to develop themes. The clustered quotes which support the themes are presented in the attachment. Themes include: the catalyst for weight loss, the mindset, and support (from health professionals and friends and family).