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Obesity

Obesity

Obesity

Refers to the efforts that the State of Oklahoma is making to both promote healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors and improve health outcomes related to overweight and obesity.

$27.3M
Annual Expenses to Date
Fiscal Year Budget by Funding Source
Agencies Contributing Budget

Adult Obesity

Decrease the percentage of adults who are obese from 32.2% in 2012 to 29.7% by 2017.

• Today: 
33.9%
• Target: 
29.7%

Adolescent Obesity

Decrease the percentage of adolescents who are obese from 16.7% in 2011 to 15.5% by 2017.

• Today: 
17.3%
• Target: 
15.5%

Fruit Intake

Increase the median intake of fruits from 0.9 times per day in 2011 to 1.3 times per day by 2017.

• Today: 
0.9 times per day
• Target: 
1.3 times per day

Vegetable Intake

Increase the median intake of vegetables from 1.5 times per day in 2011 to 2.1 times per day by 2017.

• Today: 
1.8 times per day
• Target: 
2.1 times per day

Physical Activity

Increase the percentage of the population that has participated in any physical activity, during non-working hours, in the last 30 days from 71.7% in 2012 to 79.2% by 2017.

• Today: 
66.8%
• Target: 
79.2%