Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity’s State Legislative Database. Tamara S. Grasso, MS, RD DNPA, Office of the Director. Tina Lankford, MPH DNPA, Physical Activity and Health Branch. Session Overview. Objectives: Introduce and explain the purpose of the state legislative database
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Tamara S. Grasso, MS, RD
DNPA, Office of the Director
Tina Lankford, MPH
DNPA, Physical Activity and Health Branch
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Source: Ogden CL, Carroll MD, Curtin LR, McDowell MA, Tabak CJ, Flegal KM. Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in the United States, 1999-2004. JAMA 2006; 295(13); 1549-55.
Reported by: C Hannan, MPH, T Lankford, MPH, T Gust, MPH, RD, T Grasso, MS, RD, T Teuber, MPH, L Kettel Khan, PhD, M Serdula, MD, Div Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, O Abid, MD, EIS Officer, CDC
Table 1. Introduced and Enacted* State Obesity-Related Legislation,
by Year and Category, 2001– 2004
* Numbers of enacted bills are in parentheses.