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The State of Obesity 2021: Better Policies for a Healthier America

Description
Presents the latest data available on adult and childhood obesity rates, with breakdowns by state and select demographic characteristics. Examines key current and emerging policies, includes funding opportunities, and outlines recommended policy actions. Includes a special feature highlighting the interaction of the COVID-19 pandemic with social, economic, and environmental conditions that have changed eating habits, food insecurity rates, physical-activity patterns, and obesity levels.
Author(s)
Molly Warren, Stacy Beck, Dara Lieberman
Date
09/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Trust for America's Health
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Funding · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Policy · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · State-by-state data · State-by-state

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