An initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

State of Childhood Obesity

We are focused on building a healthier nation for the next generation.

Our Approach

The State of Childhood Obesity collects the best-available data on childhood obesity rates, synthesizes and makes recommendations on key policies to prevent obesity, and highlights stories of action from across the country. The State of Childhood Obesity is a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

About Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. Since our founding in 1972, RWJF has worked to improve health and healthcare in the United States. We support efforts to build a national Culture of Health rooted in equity that provides every individual with a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being, no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they have.

Additional Resources

For additional data and information regarding obesity, explore the links below.

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