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besity and the Environment Obesity and the Environment 1
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utline Outline • Reading for today: Booth et al. (2005) “Obesity and the built environment.” (coursepack) • Rise of obesity in Canada redictions for the future (not pretty) • Predictions for the future (not pretty) • Obesity and urban sprawl in Canada • Public transportation as a public health intervention – modify the urban 2 environment to improve health
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s urbanization grows so do we As urbanization grows, so do we…… 3
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Obesity in Canada has Increased and is Projected to Increase Even More etween 1981- 996 overweight and Between 1981 1996 overweight and obesity (BMI 25) increased from: 8% to 57% among men – 48% to 57% among men – 30% to 35% among women • Projections for the future are bleak, especially for men • A normal response to an abnormal environment? 4
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Projection of the prevalence of obesity by age group Females 50 40 45 45-50 25 30 35 % 40-45 35-40 30-35 25-30 0 25 2013 2016 2019 15 20 20-25 15-20 10-15 5-10 8 - 3 0 4 5 6 2001 2004 2007 2010 5 10 5 18 30 0- 7 70-8 80+ Age group Lepetite et al., 2005
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Projection of the prevalence of obesity by age group Males 40 45 50 5 50 30 35 % 45-50 40-45 35-40 30-35 5 30 013 2017 2021 5 20 25 25-30 20-25 15-20 10-15 10 2005 2009 2013 5 10 15 5-10 6 18- 3 0 -4 4 -5 50-60 60-70 70-80 80+ 2001 Age Group Lepetite et al., 2005
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rojection of the prevalence of obesity by region Projection of the prevalence of obesity by region Females 40 45 5 30 35 % 40-45 35-40 30-35 007 2013 2019 15 20 25 Years 25-30 20-25 15-20 10-15 L ANT I C U E BEC T A R O ES BC 2001 2007 10 Lepetite et al., 2005 7 Q N PR p,
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Projection of the prevalence of obesity by region Males 40 45 50 5-50 30 35 % 45 50 40-45 35-40 30-35 2007 2013 2019 15 20 25 Years 25-30 20-25 15-20 0-15 T L AN I C U E B EC N A R O S 2001 10 10-15 Lepetite et al., 2005 8 Q P p,
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What is Going On?
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