National Reports and Fact Sheets

F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future, 2013
This report is made available by Trust for America's Health
State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2013
This report produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides national and state-level information on how many fruits and vegetables people are eating, and highlights key areas within communities and schools that can be improved to increase fruit and vegetable access, availability and affordability.

State Reports and Fact Sheets

North Carolina Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory: An Overview
The North Carolina Division of Public Health administers the North Carolina Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory (NC FVOI). This inventory identifies farmers’ markets, produce stands and road-side stands with predictable location and hours where fruits and vegetables are sold. This information is used to support efforts to increase the number of fruit and vegetable outlets across the State. The 2013 North Carolina Directory of Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, and Produce Markets captures statewide outlets in 2013. For information collected in 2012, please see the North Carolina Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory 2012 Supplemental Survey Data-Quick Facts.
Overweight, Obesity, and Diabetes in North Carolina
Five-page fact sheet addressing overweight, obesity, and diabetes, and the behaviors that contribute to these issues in North Carolina produced in a collaboration between the Physical Activity and Nutrition and Diabetes Prevention and Control Branches of the North Carolina Division of Public Health in 2013.
CHAMP Fact Sheet: Children's Physical Activity and Nutrition - North Carolina, 2011
Young children (2 - 10 years old) were more likely to participate in physically active play for three or more hours per day, compared to older children (11 - 17 years old), according to the Child Health Assessment and Monitoring Program. For more interesting statistics, check out this fact sheet from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.
Children’s Food Environment State Indicator Report and Action Guide
Two-page fact sheet and call to action addressing child care facilities, schools, and the community food environment, produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2011.
Physical Activity Indicator Report and Action Guide
Two-page fact sheet and call to action for North Carolina produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2010.
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in North Carolina Report Card, 2010
For the most part, North Carolina scores the grade of "C" across the board for addressing fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, and obesity among African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanic/Latino populations. See page 14 of this report card produced by the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.
CHAMP Fact Sheet: Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Children - North Carolina, 2009
One of four children (ages 1 - 17) consumes five or more servings of whole fruit (not including 100% fruit juice) and/or vegetables a day. To learn more, check out this fact sheet from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.
Surveillance Update: Child Weight Status - North Carolina, 2009
Almost one-third (32%) of children ages 10 - 17 were overweight or obese, based on 2009 data from the Child Health Assessment and Monitoring Program. Overweight and obesity were more common among African American youth (46%) than white youth (27%). For more info, check out this update from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.
Surveillance Update: Parent Perception of Child's Weight Status - North Carolina, 2009
Are parents in touch with childhood obesity? Fifteen percent of parents described their children as overweight, while the data suggest that 32% are actually overweight or obese (see Surveillance Update on Child Weight Status above). More info is provided on this fact sheet from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.
Surveillance Update: Health Care Provider Advice on Children's Healthy Eating - North Carolina, 2009
Just over half (53%) of parents report that their child's health care provider has talked with them about how to help their child eat healthier. The younger the child, the more common it was for health care providers to have this conversation. More info is provided on this fact sheet from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.
Surveillance Update: Health Care Provider Advice on Children's Physical Activity - North Carolina, 2009
About one-third (34%) of parents report that their child's health care provider has talked with them about how to help their child be more physically active. This was more common for African American children (42%) than white children (29%). More info is provided on this fact sheet from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.

Student Health and School Health Policies

The Obesity Epidemic and North Carolina Students (2013)
Fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey and 2012 School Health Profiles.
2012 National Nutrition Services Fact Sheet
Fact sheet provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2012 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS).
2012 National Physical Education Fact Sheet
Fact sheet provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2012 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS).
2010 School Health Profiles Report
The School Health Profiles Report is made available by NC Healthy Schools
2006 NC Report Card on Nutrition Services
Report provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)
Nutrition Services: Compare NC to Other States (2006)
Report provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)
2006 NC Report Card on Physical Education and Activity
Report provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)
Physical Education and Activity: Compare NC to Other States (2006)
Report provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)

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