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US States’ Childhood Obesity Surveillance Practices and Recommendations for Improving Them, 2014–2015


Figure. State childhood obesity surveillance systems in the United States, 2014–2015.

Surveillance Method State(s)
School-based survey Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, Utah
School-based fitness test California, Georgia, Texas
School-based health screen Arkansas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia
Population-based survey Wisconsin

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