Children and Weight

This chart was created by Harvard Medical School and reproduced from NPR site. A Poll about Children and Weight: Crunch Time During the American Work and School Week
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3pm
to Bed
NPR
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Harvard School of Public Health
Embargoed Until February 25, 2013
Harvard Opinion Research Program Poll about Children and Weight, October 11
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November 21, 2012.
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Embargoed Until
Feb 25, 2013
16%
16%
76%
82%
20%
28%
19%
13%
Very
Somewhat
Importance and Difficulty of Eating and Exercising
to Maintain or Achieve a Healthy Weight
Exercises in a way that helps maintain or achieve a healthy weight
Eats in a way that helps maintain or achieve a healthy weight
% children whose parents say very/somewhat
important
that the child…
95%
95%
Exercises in a way that helps them maintain or achieve a healthy weight
Eats in a way that helps them maintain or achieve a healthy weight
% children whose parents say very/somewhat difficult
to make sure child…
36%
44% http://www.media.npr.org/2013/Children and Weight_Slides.pdf