More Information and References for Obesity Among Adults
References and Community ResourcesResources: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice, The Utah Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan 2010-2020. [http://choosehealth.utah.gov/documents/pdfs/U-PAN_State_Plan.pdf] The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion provides consumer information at [https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/index.html] NHLBI Obesity Education Initiative at [https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/oei] The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America at [http://healthyamericans.org/report/115/] The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight & Obesity at [https://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calls/] More information on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System may be found on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - [http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/] Trust for America's Health [http://healthyamericans.org/reports/stateofobesity2017]
More Resources and LinksEvidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:
- CDC Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
- CDC WONDER DATA2010, the Healthy People 2010 Database.
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.