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Diabetic tried to lose weight, past 12 months

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For persons ages 18 and over with confirmed diabetes, DIAWTLOS reports if the person has been trying to lose weight or to control his or her weight during the past 12 months.

This variable was included in the 1989 Diabetes supplement. A complementary variable is available for all sample adults who do not have confirmed diabetes (WTLOS).

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  • 1989: Persons age 18+ with confirmed diabetes.


  • 1989