Local public health departments in California: changing nutrition and physical activity environments for obesity prevention.

@article{Schwarte2010LocalPH,
  title={Local public health departments in California: changing nutrition and physical activity environments for obesity prevention.},
  author={Liz U Schwarte and Sarah E. Samuels and Maria Boyle and Sarah Emily Clark and George Flores and Bob Prentice},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={E17-28}
}
The purpose of this research was to assess California public health departments capacity, practices, and resources for changing nutrition and physical activity environments for obesity prevention. The researchers surveyed key public health department personnel representing all 61 health departments in California using a Web-based survey tool. The response rate for the survey was 62 percent. This represented a 93 percent health department response rate. Analysis was conducted on the individual… CONTINUE READING
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