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20% of New York City Public School Children were Obese during the 2007-08 School Year

Our analyses of data from 624,204 public school children (kindergarten through 12th grade) who took part in the 2007–2008 New York City Fitnessgram Program show that prevalence of obesity was 20.3%, and the prevalence of overweight was 17.6%.  This research … Continue reading

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