Data for Decision-Making: Exploring the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity’s Data, Trends, and Maps
TOOLS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE — Volume 16 — September 26, 2019
At the top of the screenshot is a title indicating that data displayed are for Georgia in 2017 for the Fruits and Vegetables category, and Behavior is the topic. A hyperlink is provided to select indicators to view, noting that 2 of 4 are selected. Other hyperlinks at the top of the page are to hide footnotes, save the information as a PDF file, find out more about the data, and view all locations. The data are presented in 2 side-by-side panels. Each panel has buttons in the upper right corner to select whether to display the data in a chart or in a table. On the left panel, Georgia data are shown in a bar graph for the percentage and the 95% confidence interval for adults, aged 18 years or older, by race/ethnicity, who reported consuming fruits less than 1 time daily in 2017. Adults reporting consumption of fruit less than 1 time daily was 39.8% (37.7-42.0) of non-Hispanic whites, 39.6% (36.2- 43.1) of non-Hispanic blacks, 33.2% (28.4-38.4) of Hispanics, 27% (18.9-37.1) of Asians, 24.0% (10.9-45.0) of American Indians/Alaska Natives, and 40.5% (28.6-53.7) for those of 2 or more races. One footnote indicates that no data were provided for the Hawaiian/Pacific Islander group or for those of other races/ethnicities because their sample sizes were insufficient. The second footnote gives details of questions used to obtain the data. It reads Adults aged 18 or more years. Respondents were asked to report via telephone survey how many times per day, week, or month they consumed the following fruits and vegetables: 1) 100% pure fruit juices; 2) fruit; 3) green salad; 4) fried potatoes; 5) other potatoes; and 6) other vegetables. Total daily fruit consumption was calculated based on responses to questions 1 and 2, and total daily vegetable consumption was based on questions 3-6.
Screenshot Example of the Explore by Location visualization Feature in the Data, Trends, and Maps database at
Three different ways users can view data are shown on Data, Trends, and Maps. At top is a US map, underneath is a bar chart, and at bottom is a data table, all shown for comparison.
Three Ways Users Can View Data for a Specific Indicator for all Available Locations via Explore by Topic on Data, Trends, and Maps: US map, bar chart, and data table.