Aug 22

A new study has revealed that the problem of childhood obesity is getting worse in the United States.

The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital conducted a National Poll on Children’s Health and it showed that adults in the United States rate childhood obesity the biggest health problem for kids.

In May 2010, as many as 2,064 adults were asked to rate 20 different health concerns for children living in their communities.

The top 10 overall health concerns for U.S. children in 2010 and the percentage of adults who rate each as a “big problem” include:

1. Childhood obesity, 38 percent 2. Drug abuse, 30 percent 3. Smoking, 29 percent 4. Internet safety, 25 percent 5. Stress,

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Tags: Childhood Obesity , Problem