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Six Factor Quiz

Read each statement and select the answer that best reflects your level of agreement with the statement.

  • As you read each of the 27 statements, decide to what degree the statement resonates with you and reflects how you act and think.
  • Your answers should reflect your usual behavior and thought patterns, not those promoted by a new diet or weight-loss program that you may have recently started.
  • Select the answer that best corresponds with your level of agreement with the statement.
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Please answer a few demographic questions before we begin

What is your age?
What is your gender?
What is your Race/Ethnicity?
What is your weight? (in lbs)
What is your height?
I rarely take the time to plan my meals.
A lot of my meals are eaten in restaurants or taken out.
Most foods I eat are convenient, ready-made, packaged, frozen, or microwavable.
I eat a fast-food meal on most days of the week.
I do not have consistent meal patterns from one day to the next.
My fast-paced life leaves me feeling drained and scattered.
I feel like I’m juggling too many things at once.
I usually take care of everyone else and put myself at the bottom of my to-do list.
My hectic schedule makes it hard for me to focus on my health.
I have difficulty controlling my portion sizes.
I often eat out of habit, not because I am hungry.
When I’m stressed, lonely, anxious, or depressed, I turn to food for comfort.
If there is food around me, I’ll probably eat it.
I snack throughout the day, hungry or not.
I will eat until I’m too full and may even eat more.
Being physically active has never been a priority for me
I don’t exercise because, frankly, I don’t like it.
I never got “into” exercising, because I am not sure where to start.
For various reasons, I have difficulty exercising.
I measure my self-worth by the numbers on the bathroom scale or how my clothes fit.
I focus on the things I don’t like about my body.
I make a habit of saying bad things about myself.
I avoid social situations because of my weight.
I approach my weight loss like it’s just another project with a clear beginning and end.
I’m either on or off my diet; there’s no middle ground with me.
When I’m trying to lose weight, I give 100% of my effort, but this is hard to sustain.
I am all or nothing when it comes to dieting or exercising to lose weight.