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Child/Adolescent BMI Assessment --Pike County, 2008-2010. Epi/Surveillance & Preventive Medicine Teams June 18, 2010. Objectives. Assist Pike County Health Department with entering school screening data Evaluate trends Sex School Year

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child adolescent bmi assessment pike county 2008 2010

Child/Adolescent BMI Assessment--Pike County, 2008-2010

Epi/Surveillance &

Preventive Medicine Teams

June 18, 2010

objectives
Objectives
  • Assist Pike County Health Department with entering school screening data
  • Evaluate trends
    • Sex
    • School
    • Year
  • Report findings and compare to national and state data
  • Provide tools to facilitate data entry
definitions
Definitions

Body Mass Index (BMI):

Weight (kg) / Height (m2) or

Weight (lbs) / Height (inches2)x 703

Overweight: Children with BMI values at or above the 85th percentile of the sex-specific BMI growth charts

Obese: Children with BMI values at or above the 95th percentile of the sex-specific BMI growth charts

healthy people 2010
Healthy People 2010
  • Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents who are overweight or obese
  • Overweight & obesity: leading health indicator
  • Reduction in the proportion of children overweight/obese to 5% is a target goal
  • U.S. has made little progress
prevalence of overweight and obesity among children 10 17 years of age
Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children 10-17 years of age

Source: National Survey on Children’s Health

prevalence of obesity among children 10 17 years of age
Prevalence of obesity among children 10-17 years of age

Source: National Survey on Children’s Health

methods
Methods
  • Obtained hardcopy data on 6th grade children attending public school in Pike County, Kentucky
  • Data available for 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years
  • 12 schools included in analysis
  • Microsoft Excel used for analysis
variables examined
Variables Examined
  • Sex
  • Age at screening
  • BMI
  • BMI percentile
results
Results
  • Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among children by selected variables
    • Sex
    • School
    • Year
prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6 th graders by sex pike county 2009
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among 6th graders by sex--Pike County, 2009

Source: Pike County Health Department

prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6 th graders by sex pike county 2010
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among 6th graders by sex--Pike County, 2010

Source: Pike County Health Department

prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6 th graders by school pike county 2009
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among 6th graders by school--Pike County, 2009

Source: Pike County Health Department

prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6 th graders by school pike county 2010
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among 6th graders by school--Pike County, 2010

Source: Pike County Health Department

trends in overweight and obesity among 6 th grade students pike county 2009
Trends in Overweight and Obesity among 6th grade students--Pike County, 2009

Source: Pike County Health Department

limitations
Limitations
  • Incomplete records
  • Inconsistent measurement precision
  • Relied on estimations of percentile for one school
conclusions
Conclusions
  • Kentucky has higher rates of overweight & obesity than the U.S.
  • Pike County has higher rates of overweight & obesity than KY & U.S.
  • Prevalence in Pike County is similar in boys and girls
  • Most 6th graders with weight issues are obese
recommendations
Recommendations
  • Explore feasibility of electronic data transfer
  • Consider use of free CDC program for ease of data entry
  • Standardization of data collection
  • Quality Control
  • Use data to highlight magnitude of problem and special needs of community
team members
Team Members
  • Pike County Health Department
    • Danita Bartley
    • Patrece Beverly
    • Jan Johnson
    • All others who showed great hospitality and kindness
  • U.S. Public Health Service
    • CDR Jennifer Williams
    • CDR Maria Cano
    • LCDR Araceli Rey
    • LCDR Deborah Dee
    • LCDR Jan Linkenhoker
    • LT Terri Stenmark
    • Preyanka Makadia
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