Child Obesity

Northwest Health
4:31 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Preschool Obesity Down In Several States, Not In Oregon

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at the height and weight of preschoolers measured at nutrition clinics between 2008 and 2011. Nearly half the states studied have cut obesity rates for youngsters from low-income families. But the rate in Oregon hasn't budged. It's 15 percent, slightly higher than the national average.

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