Published Date: June 24, 2015
Using data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), this report examines variations in the prevalence of obesity, as well as income and racial/ethnic disparities, between 2001 and 2011-2012. It also examines health behaviors related to obesity and neighborhood environmental factors that can contribute to or mitigate obesity risk.
This study was developed with funding from The California Endowment.  

Publication Authors:
  • Joelle Wolstein, PhD, MPP, MA
  • Susan H. Babey, PhD
  • Allison L. Diamant, MD, MSHS