More Information and References for Obesity Among Adults
References and Community Resources'''Resources:'''[[br]] 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 - [https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/oei] The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America - [http://healthyamericans.org/report/115/] 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 - [https://www.tfah.org/] '''References:'''[[br]] Finkelstein EA, Trogdon JG, Cohen JW, Dietz W. Annual Medical Spending Attributable to Obesity: Payer-and Service-Specific Estimates. Health Affairs, 28(5): w822-831, 2009. Nguyen NT, Nguyen XM, Lane J, Wang P.Obes Surg. 2011 Mar;21(3):351-5. doi: 10.1007/s11695-010-0335-4. Relationship between obesity and diabetes in a US adult population: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2006. [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21128002]. Kim D D; Basu A. Estimating the Medical Care Costs of Obesity in the United States: Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Empirical Analysis [https://www.valueinhealthjournal.com/article/S1098-3015(16)00055-3/pdf].
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.