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The states will then be categorized into their respective regions of East, South, Midwest, and West. It is important to look into the regions to see if there is a trend of obesity within a region, as this region should be the focal point of Government, insurance companies, and healthcare institutions to launch a healthy living campaign. Conducting such campaigns in a region of most need will in the long run, reduce healthcare cost because children will mature into health conscious individual with less preventable diseases. B1. Summary of Data Again the data that will be used in this analysis is the percentage of children ten to seventeen of which are overweight of obese in each of the fifty States and the District of Columbia.
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Running Head: CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN AMERICA 1 Childhood Obesity in America Kilah Bryan-Lawson Liberty University Online CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN AMERICA 2 Abstract Childhood obesity has become quite a problem in America. This paper describes the obesity problem as a nationwide epidemic. It defines what it is to be medically obese and addresses the issues that adolescents face when they encounter this issue. This paper also discusses the reasons that childhood obesity has become an epidemic. It also discusses ways in which schools enable childhood obesity and gives ideas on what schools can do help prevent childhood obesity.
Ethical Principles on Childhood Obesity Grand Canyon University: Nurs 508- Ethics, Policy, and Finance in the Health Care System August 15, 2013 Aspects of Childhood Obesity Previously Addressed Childhood obesity is one of the most “serious public health challenges of the 21st century (World Health Organization [WHO], 2013). Childhood obesity is causing a wide range of health problems that were not previously seen until adulthood (American Heart Association [AHA], 2013). Children who are obese are more prone to greater health problems as adults including: type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, joint problems, high cholesterol, and cancer (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 2013). The increase in health problems in the young children,
Thus, the content takes a valuable look at the health issues and risk factors affecting Hartlepool residents. The report is divided into four chapters: Characteristics of geographical community, Health and improvement issue, Service provision and the role of the nurse. To best understand the data reported for Hartlepool where possible and appropriate, Hartlepool is compared to the English national statistics and the October 2011 government published white paper Healthy lives, Health people: A call to action on obesity in England. This sets out two national targets: * a sustained downward trend in level of excess weight in children by 2020. * a downward trend in the level of excess weight averaged across all adults by 2020.
Running head: CHILDHOOD OBESITY 1 The Causes and Prevention of Childhood Obesity Patricia Stewart ENG 122 Prof. Craig Smith August 27, 2012 CHILDHOOD OBESITY 2 The Causes and Prevention of Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity is a major cause for concern because it has become an epidemic in our society. The causes are surprising and concerning as well. There are multiple factors causing childhood obesity that can be prevented, which include health and lifestyle. According to the Journal of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants, “Obesity in childhood is influenced by social and familial factors as well as the child’s genetics and activity level” (Perplech; Russ; Rizzolo; Sedrak, 2011). The medical conditions that contribute to childhood obesity are due to genetics.