An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas

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This article uses data from FitnessGram® and previous studies to estimate the lifetime economic impact of childhood obesity for a single age cohort in the two most populous states: California and Texas.

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Levitt, Danielle E.; Jackson, Allen W. & Morrow, James R. January 15, 2016.

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This article uses data from FitnessGram® and previous studies to estimate the lifetime economic impact of childhood obesity for a single age cohort in the two most populous states: California and Texas.

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  • International Journal of Exercise Science, 2016. Bowling Green, KY: Western Kentucky University

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  • Publication Title: International Journal of Exercise Science
  • Volume: 9
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 26-33
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Levitt, Danielle E.; Jackson, Allen W. & Morrow, James R. An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas, article, January 15, 2016; Bowling Green, Kentucky. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc980833/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Education.