Survey: Parental views don't mesh with U.S. statistics on kids' weight

02/26/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Fifteen percent of U.S. parents said their children were a little or very overweight, according to a survey by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Harvard School of Public Health and National Public Radio, even though 32% of U.S. children are classified as overweight or obese. Researchers also found that only 20% of children had a parent who was concerned the child would be overweight in adulthood, while 69% of U.S. adults are overweight

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