The National Initiative for Children’s HealthCare Quality (NICHQ) has a website where you can find fact sheets about the state of children’s health in each state. The State Fact Sheets provide the most recent national and state-based data regarding health in addition to childhood overweight and obesity prevalence from data collected in 2007 by the National Survey of Children’s Health.
For overall health in California the (2007) fact sheet suggests that compared to national averages, children in CA are:
- less likely to be in excellent or good health; Read more »
This post, Children’s Health Fact Sheets: Californian Kids Not Doing Well, was originally published on Healthine.com by Nancy Brown, Ph.D..