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Missoula Healthy Kids Indicators - 2020


NUTRITION

Diet and body weight are related to health status. Good nutrition is important to the growth and development of children. A healthful diet also helps Americans reduce their risks for many health conditions, including:

 

Indicator

graph % Missoula hi school students who ate fruit and veg in past week

Youth Risk Behavior Survey - self-reported

 

Percent Missoula hi school students who drank milk and soda in past week

Youth Risk Behavior Survey - self-reported

Healthy People 2020 Targets are not in the below format, and our YRBS and BRFSS collection data do not represent any of those 2020 targets.

Healthy People 2010 Goals 

The percent of people who eat at least 2 daily servings of fruit:
          Baseline 2000 – 28% Target – 75%

The percent of people who eat at least 3 daily servings of vegetables:
         Baseline 2000 – 3% Target – 50%
   

The US Dept of Health and Human Services sponsors the Healthy People objectives,
 a science-based, 10-year national plan for improving the health of all Americans.


For Additional Data and Information important for evaluating this topic, click here.

 

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