Wisconsin Health Disparities Report
The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) and its member organizations developed the Wisconsin Health Disparities Reports to identify where disparities in health outcomes and care exist In Wisconsin and to help inform and accelerate programs that are working to eliminate disparities. WCHQ hopes that by identifying and publicly reporting these differences, this report will draw attention to and promote public accountability, improvement and action by multiple stakeholders.
“One Size Fits All” Doesn’t Work for Obesity Prevention: Obesity In Wisconsin, 2015-2016
There is new evidence of the scope of the obesity epidemic in Wisconsin. In 2015 to 2016, 41.2% of adults and 14.8% of children statewide had obesity. As high as these overall numbers are, they mask another set of findings that are arguably more important for Wisconsin’s long-term health and prosperity. The Wisconsin Health Atlas report describes patterns of obesity rates by age and by place. The report created maps based on data submitted by WCHQ members.