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Table 2 General results from questionnaire

From: Dutch General Practitioners’ weight management policy for overweight and obese patients

Variable Nc %
GPs’ BMI:   
<25 217 75.1
≥25 72 24.9
Frequent contact with a dietitian:   
No 164 54.0
Yes 140 46.0
Specialized health care providers in building a:   
No 50 16.3
Yes 257 83.7
Dietitian in building:   
No 166 54.1
Yes 141 45.9
GPs’ perception of health care provider suitability b:   
-GP:   
Not at all/somewhat 201 67.2
Mainly/very suitable 98 32.8
-Nurse practitioner:   
Not at all/somewhat 87 29.1
Mainly/very suitable 212 70.9
-Dietitian:   
Not at all/somewhat 5 1.7
Mainly/very suitable 295 98.3
-Weight-management consultant:   
Not at all/somewhat 27 11.7
Mainly/very suitable 204 88.3
-Psychologist:   
Not at all/somewhat 189 65.4
Mainly/very suitable 100 34.6
-Physical therapist:   
Not at all/somewhat 184 63.2
Mainly/very suitable 107 36.8
  1. aHealth care providers who deliver nutritional and/or dietary advice.
  2. bSuitability of providing weight management for obese patients.
  3. cDue to missing values, N differs per question.