Patterns of Childhood Obesity Prevention Legislation in the United States

@article{Brownson2007PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of Childhood Obesity Prevention Legislation in the United States},
  author={Ross C. Brownson and Tegan K Catlin Boehmer and Debra L. Haire-Joshu and Mariah L Dreisinger},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={39 - 47}
}
INTRODUCTION Because of the public's growing awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic, health policies that address obesogenic environments by encouraging healthy eating and increased physical activity are gaining more attention. However, there has been little systematic examination of state policy efforts. This study identified and described state-level childhood obesity prevention legislation introduced and adopted from 2003 through 2005 and attempted to identify regional geographic… CONTINUE READING
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