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Changes in State-Specific Childhood Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in the United States From 2003 to 2007

Changes in State-Specific Childhood Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in the United States From... ARTICLE Changes in State-Specific Childhood Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in the United States From 2003 to 2007 Gopal K. Singh, PhD; Michael D. Kogan, PhD; Peter C. van Dyck, MD, MPH Objective: To examine changes in state-specific obe- lence (9.6%). Overweight prevalence varied from a low of sity and overweight prevalence among US children and 23.1% for children in Utah to a high of 44.5% for children adolescents between 2003 and 2007. in Mississippi. Between 2003 and 2007, obesity prevalence increased by 10% for all US children and by 18% for female Design: Temporal cross-sectional analysis of the 2003 children, declined by 32% for children in Oregon, and and 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health data. doubledamongfemalechildreninArizonaandKansas.Chil- dreninIllinois,Tennessee,Kentucky,WestVirginia,Geor- Setting: The 50 states and the District of Columbia. gia, and Kansas had more than twice the adjusted odds of beingobesethanchildreninOregon.Individual,household, Participants: A total of 46 707 and 44 101 children aged and neighborhood social and built environmental charac- 10 to 17 years in 2003 and 2007, respectively. teristics accounted for 45% and 42% of the state variance in childhood obesity and overweight, respectively. Main Outcome Measures: Prevalence and odds of obe- sity and overweight, differentials in which were exam- Conclusions: http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Changes in State-Specific Childhood Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in the United States From 2003 to 2007

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2010 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6203
eISSN
2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.84
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20603458
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Abstract

ARTICLE Changes in State-Specific Childhood Obesity and Overweight Prevalence in the United States From 2003 to 2007 Gopal K. Singh, PhD; Michael D. Kogan, PhD; Peter C. van Dyck, MD, MPH Objective: To examine changes in state-specific obe- lence (9.6%). Overweight prevalence varied from a low of sity and overweight prevalence among US children and 23.1% for children in Utah to a high of 44.5% for children adolescents between 2003 and 2007. in Mississippi. Between 2003 and 2007, obesity prevalence increased by 10% for all US children and by 18% for female Design: Temporal cross-sectional analysis of the 2003 children, declined by 32% for children in Oregon, and and 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health data. doubledamongfemalechildreninArizonaandKansas.Chil- dreninIllinois,Tennessee,Kentucky,WestVirginia,Geor- Setting: The 50 states and the District of Columbia. gia, and Kansas had more than twice the adjusted odds of beingobesethanchildreninOregon.Individual,household, Participants: A total of 46 707 and 44 101 children aged and neighborhood social and built environmental charac- 10 to 17 years in 2003 and 2007, respectively. teristics accounted for 45% and 42% of the state variance in childhood obesity and overweight, respectively. Main Outcome Measures: Prevalence and odds of obe- sity and overweight, differentials in which were exam- Conclusions:

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 2010

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