More Information and References for Obesity - Adult Prevalence
References and Community ResourcesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: [http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/index.htm http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/index.htm] NM Department of Healthy Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity Program: https://nmhealth.org/about/phd/cdb/hknm/ USDA Food and Nutrition Service: [http://www.fns.usda.gov/ http://www.fns.usda.gov/] Double Up Food Bucks - New Mexico: [http://www.doubleupnm.org/ http://www.doubleupnm.org/] National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Obesity Education Initiative: [http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/oei/index.htm http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/oei/index.htm] National Cancer Institute: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/obesity/obesity-fact-sheet#q3 U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agriculture Library, Food and Nutrition Information Center: [http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/ http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/] Laura Kettel Khan, PhD. Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States. CDC, MMWR July 24, 2009 / 58(RR07);1-26. [Online Access] http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5807a1.htm?s_cid=rr5807a1_e.
More Resources and LinksEvidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:
- CDC's Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- CDC WONDER's DATA2020 data search tool.
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.