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Nutrition and Weight Status

NWS-6.2 Increase the proportion of physician office visits made by adult patients who are obese that include counseling or education related to weight reduction, nutrition, or physical activity

Office visits by obese adults that include weight reduction, nutrition, or physical activity counseling (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 28.9 (2007)
2020 Target: 31.8
Desired Direction: Increase
  • Populations
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • Total  View chart
  • 28.9
  • 30.4
  • 29.5
  • 28.0
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective

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Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.