NH Childhood Obesity Project

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NH Childhood Obesity Survey . Objective: Document the prevalence of childhood obesity among children ages 6-12 yrs oldApproach: Convenience sample from 25 primary care sites statewide 1,453 medical records . NH Childhood Obesity Survey . Methodology:50/50 split x gender65 records/practi

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1. NH Childhood Obesity Project

2. NH Childhood Obesity Survey Objective: Document the prevalence of childhood obesity among children ages 6-12 yrs old Approach: Convenience sample from 25 primary care sites statewide 1,453 medical records

3. NH Childhood Obesity Survey Methodology: 50/50 split x gender 65 records/practice 6-9 yrs = 35 and 10-12 yrs = 30 well child visits in 2005 2 yrs + in the practice

4. Defining Obesity BMI = kg/m2 = wt in lbs/ ht² in inches x 703 (calculate and plot on chart) Terminology is not standardized: AAP and CDC recommends: 85-95% = at risk for overweight >95% = overweight Many (including the American Obesity Assoc.) use BMI 85 - 95% = overweight and BMI>95% = obese

5. Related Conditions Type 2 Diabetes Atherosclerosis High Cholesterol Sleep Apnea Fatty Liver disease High Blood Pressure Depression Gallbladder disorders Skeletal disorders Eating disorders

6. Prevalence

7. Prevalence

8. Insurance Status

9. Documented Diagnosis

10. Documented Diagnosis

11. Practice Location

12. Physical Activity

13. Documented - Diet

14. Other Assessments

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