“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.