Research :: Overweight

The Association of BMI Status With Adolescent Preventive Screening

This recent study by NAHIC staff investigated whether providers target adolescent preventive screening on the basis of BMI status, with a focus on overweight adolescents, given recent guidelines.

Clinical Preventive Services | Overweight | State Policy

A Health Profile of Adolescent and Young Adult Males

This brief highlights priority health issues for adolescent & young adult males and identifies key gender & racial/ethnic disparities.

Males | Mental/Behavioral Health | Mortality | Overviews/Fact Sheets | Overweight | Reports | Risky Behavior | Sexual and Reproductive Health | Socio-demographic disparities | Suicide | Young Adults

Socioeconomic Patterning of Smoking, Sedentary Lifestyle & Overweight Status Among Adolescents: in Norway and the United States

This 2003 study explores differences both in prevalence and socioeconomic patterning between Norway and the United States. The results indicate that the major challenges differ between the two countries.

Data and Monitoring | Overweight | Risky Behavior | Social Determinants of Health | Socio-demographic disparities

The Health of America’s Middle Childhood Population

This 2002 monograph describes the environment in which children live and presents diverse measures of wellbeing, as well as traditional measures of health.

Families | Immunizations | Mental/Behavioral Health | Middle Childhood | Mortality | Overweight | Risky Behavior