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Percent Change in Low-income Preschool Obesity Rate (Six Year Range) (County)

Source: USDA ERS Food Environment Atlas, Economic Research Service (Department of Agriculture)
Topic: HealthSubtopic: Diseases & ConditionsCategory: Obesity
Product: Local StatsDate Updated: June 2014Update Tips
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    Years Available: 2006-2011

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    General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. **Prevalence of obesity among children 2 to 4 years of age in households with income up to 200% of the poverty threshold based on family size. For children aged 2-4 years, obesity is defined as BMI-for-age > 95th percentile based on the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) sex-specific growth charts.


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