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Selected Findings on Child and Adolescent Health Care

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Figure 1. Percent of Children Who Had Preventive Care Related to Overweight Prevention: Height and Weight Measurement (Ages 0-17), Counseling on Physical Activity (Ages 2-17), and Counseling on Healthy Eating (Ages 2-17) by Doctors or Other Health Care Providers Within 1 Year and Within 2 Years of Survey, 2001

Bar chart showing percent of children who  were within 1 year before survey: Height and weight measured, 70.7%, Counseled on healthy eating, 36%, Counseled on physical activity, 22.8%; and within 2 years before survey: Height and weight measured, 84.5%, Counseled on healthy eating, 43.7%, Counseled on physical activity, 26.3%.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2001.

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