Alison Davis, PhDCEDIKUniversity of Kentucky
Source: http://www.arc.gov
County-level Estimates of Obesity among Adults aged ≥ 20 years:                      United States 2004                   ...
County-level Estimates of Obesity among Adults aged ≥ 20 years:                      United States 2008                   ...
   The medical costs of obesity were as high as    $147 billion in 2008. The average annual medical    costs for an obese...
“States where residents are the least likely tobe physically active during leisure time areAlabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, M...
Source: BRFSS Data 2009
County-level Estimates of Diagnosed Diabetes among    Adults aged ≥ 20 years: United States 2008                          ...
Source: Statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov
Source: BRFSS 2009
Source: Countyhealthrankings.org
Source: Countyhealthrankings.org
Source: Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, 2007
   Appalachia needs strong intervention to    improve healthy behavior and health    outcomes   The retention and recrui...
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?
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Gathering 2011 Breakout Sessions - Health - How Healthy is Appalachia?

  1. 1. Alison Davis, PhDCEDIKUniversity of Kentucky
  2. 2. Source: http://www.arc.gov
  3. 3. County-level Estimates of Obesity among Adults aged ≥ 20 years: United States 2004 Age-adjusted percent 0 - 19.4 19.5 - 23.8 23.9 - 27.0 27.1 - 30.7 > 30.8 www.cdc.gov/diabetes
  4. 4. County-level Estimates of Obesity among Adults aged ≥ 20 years: United States 2008 Age-adjusted percent 0 - 19.4 19.5 - 23.8 23.9 - 27.0 27.1 - 30.7 > 30.8 www.cdc.gov/diabetes
  5. 5.  The medical costs of obesity were as high as $147 billion in 2008. The average annual medical costs for an obese person are $1,429 more than those of a normal weight person. The medical costs of diabetes were $116 billion in 2007. The average medical expenditures among people with diagnosed diabetes were 2.3 times higher than what expenditures would be in the absence of diabetes.
  6. 6. “States where residents are the least likely tobe physically active during leisure time areAlabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi,Oklahoma and Tennessee. In those states,physical inactivity rates are 29.2 percent orgreater for more than 70 percent of thecounties.”
  7. 7. Source: BRFSS Data 2009
  8. 8. County-level Estimates of Diagnosed Diabetes among Adults aged ≥ 20 years: United States 2008 Age-adjusted percent 0 - 6.3 6.4 - 7.5 7.6 - 8.8 8.9 - 10.5 > 10.6 www.cdc.gov/diabetes
  9. 9. Source: Statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov
  10. 10. Source: BRFSS 2009
  11. 11. Source: Countyhealthrankings.org
  12. 12. Source: Countyhealthrankings.org
  13. 13. Source: Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, 2007
  14. 14.  Appalachia needs strong intervention to improve healthy behavior and health outcomes The retention and recruitment of medical professionals is vital The changing landscape of health care will have a large impact, i.e. Electronic Medical Records and health care reform)
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