Identifying and prioritizing cost-effective strategies to prevent childhood obesity


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Redrawing the US Obesity Landscape: Bias-Corrected Estimates of State-Specific Adult Obesity Prevalence

Ward ZJ, Long MW, Resch SC, Gortmaker SL, Cradock AL, Giles C, Hsiao A, Wang YC. PLoS ONE, March 2016.



Analysis of a Philadelphia Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

A CHOICES analysis of the proposed SSB excise tax in Philadelphia found that the policy would prevent thousands of cases of obesity, and save more in future healthcare costs than it would cost to implement.


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The Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study relies on collaborations with decision-makers, researchers, and experts in conducting CHOICES cost-effectiveness analysis.