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NWS-5.1 Increase the proportion of primary care physicians who regularly assess body mass index (BMI) in their adult patients
Baseline: 48.7 percent of primary care physicians regularly assessed body mass index (BMI) of their adult patients in 2008
Target: 53.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Survey of Energy Balance Related Care among Primary Care Physicians, FDA and NIH/NCI/APR
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
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