Statistics and Policies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Chronic Disease State Policy Tracking System contains over 5,500 policies related to Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Go to this website to learn more.

The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, access to healthy foods, the quality of air and water, income, and teen births in nearly every county in America. The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. This site also provides Roadmaps that provide guidance and tools to understand the data, and strategies that communities can use to move from education to action. Go to this website to access their data.

Obesity

CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) strives to implement policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone. Go to this website to learn more.