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National Reports and Fact Sheets

The State of Obesity 2016: Better Policies for a Healthier America
This is the 13th annual report produced by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report includes annual rates and rankings of adult obesity and obesity rate trends by ethnicity, region, age, gender, education and income.
Early Care and Education State Indicator Report 2016
This 16-page report released in 2016 provides information about state efforts to address childhood obesity in the ECE setting. Click here for a summary of the report
Adults Need More Physical Activity Fact Sheet, 2016
This fact sheet and infographic produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on physical activity levels in adults 50 years and older and what can be done to support physical activity.
State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2013
This report produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides national and state-level information on how many fruits and vegetables people are eating, and highlights key areas within communities and schools that can be improved to increase fruit and vegetable access, availability and affordability.

State Reports and Fact Sheets

Type 2 Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2016
This is a two-page fact sheet about type 2 diabetes in North Carolina that was created by North Carolina's Division of Public Health's Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch. The roles of overweight/obesity, physical activity and healthy eating are addressed in this fact sheet.
High Blood Pressure Fact Sheet, 2015
This is a two-page fact sheet about high blood pressure in North Carolina that was created by North Carolina's Division of Public Health's Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch. The roles of overweight/obesity, physical activity and healthy eating are addressed in this fact sheet.
Heart and Blood Vessel Disease Fact Sheet, 2015
This is a two-page fact sheet about heart and blood vessel disease in North Carolina that was created by North Carolina's Division of Public Health's Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch. The roles of overweight/obesity, physical activity and healthy eating are addressed in this fact sheet.
Stroke Fact Sheet, 2014
This is a two-page fact sheet about stroke in North Carolina that was created by North Carolina's Division of Public Health's Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch. The roles of overweight/obesity, physical activity and healthy eating are addressed in this fact sheet.
North Carolina Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory
This inventory identifies farmers' markets, produce stands and road-side stands with predictable location and hours where fruits and vegetables are sold. This information is used to support efforts to increase the number of fruit and vegetable outlets across the state.
Overweight, Obesity, and Diabetes in North Carolina
Five-page fact sheet addressing overweight, obesity, and diabetes, and the behaviors that contribute to these issues in North Carolina produced in a collaboration between the Physical Activity and Nutrition and Diabetes Prevention and Control Branches of the North Carolina Division of Public Health in 2013.

Student Health and School Health Policies

The Obesity Epidemic and North Carolina Students (2013)
Fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey and 2012 School Health Profiles.
2012 National Nutrition Services Fact Sheet
Fact sheet provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2012 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS).
2012 National Physical Education Fact Sheet
Fact sheet provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and based on the 2012 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS).

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