Poll: Obesity among top health concerns for children

08/16/2011 | Medscape (free registration) · MyHealthNewsDaily.com

Thirty-three percent of adults identified childhood obesity as a top health concern for children, according to a poll from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. The survey also found that adults' perception of health problems in children differ by ethnicity, with whites citing obesity as their top issue while blacks cite drug abuse along with obesity as their top concerns and Hispanics rank the condition behind drug abuse and teen pregnancy.

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