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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
FAX: (213) 639-1034

F. Nutrition & Physical Activity

  

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Indicator

Data Source

Year

Fruit and Vegetables Consumption

F1

Percentage of women aged 18-44 years  who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day

Not available

 

 

N/A

 

F1a

Percentage of women aged 18-49 years  who consume fruits and vegetables at least five times per day

LACHS

 

 

2007

2005

Obesity and Overweight

F2

Percentage of women  aged 18-44 years who are obese* based on body mass index (BMI)

*Obesity: percentage of women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2

Not available

 

 

N/A

 

F2a

Percentage of women  aged 18-49 years who are obese* based on body mass index (BMI)

*Obesity: percentage of women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2

LACHS

 

 

2007

2005

 

F3

Percentage of women aged 18-44 years having a live birth who are overweight* or obese** based on body mass index (BMI)

*Overweight: percentage of women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 but < 30 kg/m2

**Obesity: percentage of women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2

Not available

N/A

 

F3a

Percentage of women having a live birth who are overweight* or obese* based on body mass index (BMI)

*Overweight: percentage of women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 but < 30 kg/m2

**Obesity: percentage of women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2

LAMB

 

 

2010

2007

2005

 

 

F3b

Percentage of women having an infant/fetal death who are overweight* or obese** based on body mass index (BMI)

*Overweight: percentage of women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 but < 30 kg/m2

**Obesity: percentage of women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2

LA HOPE

2007-2009

Folic Acid Supplementation

F4

Percentage of women aged 18-44 years having a live birth who did not take a multivitamin, prenatal vitamin, or a folic acid supplement everyday of the month prior to pregnancy

Not available

 

 

N/A

 

 

F4a

Percentage of women having a live birth who did not take a multivitamin, prenatal vitamin, or a folic acid supplement during one month prior to pregnancy

LAMB

 

 

2010

2007

2005

 

 

F4b

Percentage of women having an infant/fetal death who did not take a multivitamin, prenatal vitamin, or a folic acid supplement during one month prior to pregnancy

LA HOPE

2007-2009

Exercise/Physical Activity

 

F5

Percentage of women aged 18-44 who reported enough physical activity in a typical week to meet the recommended levels of physical activity

 

Not available

 N/A

 

F5a

Percentage of women aged 18-49 who reported enough physical activity in a typical week to meet the recommended levels of physical activity

 

LACHS

2007

2005

 

F5b

Percentage of women having a live birth who did not exercise during pregnancy

LAMB

2010

2007

2005

 

F5c

 

Percentage of women having an infant/fetal death who did not exercise during pregnancy

LA HOPE

2007-2009

 

 

 

 

 

 
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