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Table 2 Differences among respondents about future treatments of patients with class II and III obesity

From: Survey of perceptions and educational needs of primary care providers regarding management of patients with class II and III obesity in Ontario, Canada

Future treatment of patients class II and III obesity must be primary based on: % of PCPs who Agree Category of PCPs more likely to agree p-value
Lifestyle intervention and behavioural modification 58.8% (50/85) Interprofessional (vs. non-interprofessional) practice .05
Years in practice 11–20 (vs. 31+) .028
Medical management and dietary restriction 34.5% (29/84) Interprofessional (vs. non-interprofessional) practice .043
Years in practice 0–10 (vs. 31+) .049
Bariatric surgery with behavioural and dietary modifications 43.4% (36/83)