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Childhood obesity study

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7, 2013

• Height and weight measurements were taken from nearly 12 million low-income children in 40 states.

• The data was collected from 2008 through 2011.

• Hawaii was the best, with about 9 percent of low- income preschoolers estimated to be obese in 2011.

• Even with some progress, California was worst, at nearly 17 percent.


 

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