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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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