Data & Statistics

Data sets, reports, and systems related to nutrition are provided.

Fruits and Vegetables

State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2018 pdf icon[PDF-4.22MB]
This report highlights approaches to increase the purchase, supply, and demand of fruits and vegetables in states and communities across the U.S. Public health practitioners and decision-makers can use this report to quickly assess how their state is doing, and identify strategies they can put in place to improve access to fruits and vegetables.

Data, Trends, and Maps.
This interactive tool provides state-by-state data on fruit and vegetable consumption including environmental and policy support for fruit and vegetable intake.

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Breastfeeding Report Card
The CDC Breastfeeding Report Card brings together state-by-state information to help tell the story of breastfeeding practices and supports in states.

Breastfeeding Data and Statistics
This information includes U.S. National Immunization Survey, Breastfeeding Report Card, Infant Feeding Practices Survey II, Maternity Care Practices Survey and Health Styles Survey.

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Drinking Water Facts

This fact sheet gives information on the importance of increasing daily intake of plain drinking water. Data is also provided on plain water consumption by age, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and behavioral characteristics.

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Added Sugars Facts

This fact sheet gives information on added sugars and tells why Americans should limit their intake. Examples of added sugars seen on ingredient labels are given and data on added sugars consumption is provided.

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Micronutrient Facts

This web site describes the importance of micronutrients, such as iron, iodine, vitamin A, folate, and zinc, in the diets of children and pregnant women. Deficiencies in these micronutrients can have devastating consequences. At least half of children worldwide ages 6 months to 5 years suffer from one or more micronutrient deficiency, and globally more than 2 billion people are affected.

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Related Resources

Data, Maps, and Trends

The Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity’s Data, Trends and Maps is an interactive tool that provides state-specific data about obesity, nutrition, physical activity and breastfeeding. You can view statistics in a variety of formats, including maps, tables and trend lines. Explore Data, Trends and Maps.

Obesity Data and Statistics

Includes the latest statistics on adult and childhood obesity in the United States.