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Adults Who Have Been Advised About Nutrition in the Past Year

This indicator shows the percentage of adults who have been counseled or received advice about nutrition from a physician, nurse or other health professional in the past year.

Adults Who Have Been Advised About Nutrition in the Past Year

41.9
37.4
Comparison: U.S. Value 

37.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey. U.S. value is available, 2011
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: November 2011

Why is this important?

Strong science exists supporting the health benefits of eating a healthful diet and maintaining a healthy body weight.

Advised About Nutrition in the Past Year, by Weight Status

Among Healthy Weight Adults: 25.3 Among Overweight (Not Obese) Adults: 36.8 Among Obese Adults: 51.5 Overall: 37.4

percent