Lower childhood obesity rates seen in 2 Alaska school districts

06/11/2013 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Alaska)

CDC data revealed children in two school districts in Alaska showed lower obesity rates between the school years 2003-2004 and 2010-2011. However, researchers said Alaska Native and American Indian children and those at schools with lower socioeconomic status did not attain reductions in obesity rates. The findings appear in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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