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Virginia Childhood Obesity Survey

Documents

Full Report: Virginia Childhood Obesity Research Survey results
Press Release: VFHY Releases Results of Va. Childhood Obesity Research Survey
PowerPoint Presentation: Slides with key survey results from press conference
Virginia Youth Survey: High school obesity data from the Virginia Department of Health

Images

[Photo credit: Courtesy Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth]
Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell tours the Farm to Family bus (hi-res jpeg, taken at Weight of the State conference)
Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell with Mark Lilly of Farm to Family (hi-res jpeg, taken at Weight of the State conference)
Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell (hi-res jpeg, taken at Virginia Healthy Youth Day event)
Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell (hi-res jpeg, portrait)
State Health Commissioner Dr. Karen Remley announcing results of new statewide childhood obesity survey (hi-res jpeg, taken at Weight of the State conference)
State Health Commissioner Dr. Karen Remley (lo-res jpeg)
Virginia Regional Childhood Obesity Map (hi-res EPS file)
Virginia Regional Childhood Obesity Map (hi-res jpeg) [Use "Save Target As..." to Save and View This Image]
Obese and Overweight Youth in Virginia (chart, jpeg)
Screen Time(chart, jpeg)
Snack consumption (chart, jpeg)
Fruits and Veggies (chart, jpeg)

About VFHYOverview

Formerly known as the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth was established by the Virginia General Assembly to lead statewide efforts to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity.

Grantee OverviewOverview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth issues grants for programs and initiatives to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity throughout the Commonwealth each year. Members of Regional Advisory Boards consisting of community representatives...

Tobacco OverviewOverview

Established by the Virginia General Assembly in 1999, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) leads a statewide effort...

Overview

Obesity is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled. The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth works to reduce and prevent childhood obesity by funding and training community-based coalitions.

TrainingOverview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth has provided quality regional trainings to prevention professionals throughout the state of Virginia since 2005.