Sara J Benning

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OBJECTIVES We describe how scientific evidence about obesity has been used in Minnesota legislative materials to understand how research evidence might more effectively be translated into policymaking. METHODS We selected 13 obesity-related bills introduced from 2007 to 2011 in Minnesota. Using state archives, we collected all legislative committee(More)
PURPOSE To describe how research evidence and non-research-based information are used in testimony and other legislative documents used in arguments for and against physical activity-related bills in Minnesota. DESIGN Content analysis. SETTING Documents and oral testimony archived by the Minnesota State Legislature from 2007 to 2011. SUBJECTS Not(More)
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