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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Physical activity risks by weight category

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Risk Present

Normal Weight

At Risk Weight (BMI 85-94%)

Overweight (BMI>95%)

Chi Sq P value

On a typical weekday





>1hour TV/DVD/video time

47%

56%

64%

<.001

>1hour video games/computer time

16%

14%

26%

<.001

< 1 hour active play

18%

21%

29%

<.001

Take Home Message:

65% of all children have at least one physical activity risk behavior every day.

Notes:

Obese children spend more time with TV, video games, and on the
computer
Almost 30% of obese children spend less than 1 hour per day in active play.

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