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Report on State Of Childhood Obesity Offers Policy Recommendations to Improve Obesity Disparities

Report on State Of Childhood Obesity Offers Policy Recommendations to Improve Obesity Disparities

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundations (RWJF) published a report on the state of childhood obesity detailing that fifteen percent of American children ages 10 to 17 are obese and disparities exist along socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic lines. The report found that almost 22 percent of children in homes making less than the federal poverty level (FPL) were obese, compared to… (Slifer, 10/10/19) #Pediatrics, #Social Determinants of Health, #Nutrition

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