Scale

Objective 7: Increase the number of people with healthy weight in Minnesota.

STRATEGIES

7.1 Advocate for sustained funding for local and statewide health improvement programs.

7.2 Implement policy, system and environmental interventions that promote healthy weight.


See also the Minnesota Obesity Plan.

MEASURES

Adults classified as obesei

TARGET 19.0 %
BASELINE
25.3 %

Adults classified as healthy weightii

TARGET 45.0 %
BASELINE 36.7 %

9th and 12th graders who are classified as obese. ii
(BMI > 95th percentile)

9th Grade
Boys/Girls
TARGET 11.0/5.5 %

BASELINE 12.1/5.6 %

12th Grade
Boys/Girls
TARGET 11.9/4.6 %

BASELINE 13.1/5.8 %

9th and 12th graders who are classified as healthy weightiii

9th Grade
Boys/Girls
TARGET 81.0/90.0 %

BASELINE 72.7/83.0 %

12th Grade
Boys/Girls
TARGET 82.0/91.0 %

BASELINE 74.4/82.8 %

Children age 2-5 in “women, infants and children” population classified as obese iv

TARGET
12.1 %

BASELINE
13.4 %

i. CDC and BRFSS. Prevalence and trends data, 2009.

ii. MDH, MCHS. Minnesota student survey statewide tables, 2010.

iii. MDH, MCHS. Minnesota student survey statewide tables, 2010.

iv. Pediatric and Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS). Health Status: Minnesota children enrolled in WIC 1999 to 2008.