Dakota County Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative

Dakota County Public Health Department was interested in developing strategies to provide effective health information materials to parents and caregivers of young children. Wilder Research staff conducted focus groups with parents and caregivers of young children to learn about key factors in childhood obesity prevention strategies, including eating healthy foods and developing healthy mealtime and exercise habits, communication preferences, and parent perceptions of childhood obesity.

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Improving Access to Healthy Foods in Family Child Care Settings, BriefOtherFebruary 2011Melanie Ferris
Dakota County Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative - Results from Caregiver Focus Groups, Full ReportOtherJuly 2007Melanie Ferris

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