Relevant Population CharacteristicsPopulation-based obesity-prevention services may be useful in containing the obesity epidemic. The magnitude of the association appears to be strong among low-income population and among women.^1^
1. Chen Z, Roy K., Gotway Crawford CA. Obesity Prevention: The Impact of Local Health Departments. Health Services Research. 2013, 48(2):603-627.
Note: [https://www-doh.state.nj.us/doh-shad/query/builder/njbrfs/BMIObese/BMIObeseAA11_.html Custom data views] of the prevalence of obesity among New Jersey adults by selected sociodemographic and other characteristics (including '''local health jurisdiction''') can be generated using the New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey interactive query module.