Randomly Ordered Research Questions for Description Section on Teen Obesity Problem
___what percentage of teenagers are overweight/obese in the U.S.?
___how many teenagers suffer from obesity related diseases in the U.S. (Type II diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.)?
___how much money does the U.S. spend on treating obesity related health issues every year?
___how many teenagers in Los Angeles are overweight/obese?
___how many teenagers are overweight/obese in other countries?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers are non-Hispanic whites?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers receive Medicare benefits?
___how many teenagers in California are overweight/obese?
___how do other major cities compare to Los Angeles in their teenage obesity rates?
___what percentage of overweight teens remain overweight in adulthood?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers are African American?
___what percentage of SFHS students are overweight/obese?
___how does our nation’s current teenage obesity rate compare with the rate 5 or 10 years ago?
___are children of overweight/obese parents more or less likely to be overweight/obese themselves?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers are Latino?
___how does the obesity problem affect the nation’s economy?
___what percentage of overweight teenagers are male/female?
___how many schools/districts are meeting the mandated standards for physical activity?
___how do other states compare to California in their teenage obesity rates?
___what percentage of LAUSD students are overweight/obese?
___what are the national health standards for school cafeteria lunches?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers come from poor families?
___what is the ratio of fast food restaurants/convenience stores to supermarkets/produce markets in California? How does this compare to other states?
___What are the economic costs to CA in terms of lost productivity related to obesity?
___to lose one pound, how many calories must be burned off?
___what are some psychological effects of being an obese teenager?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers are Native American?
___how much tax does the average American pay?
___how much energy/exercise is required to burn off one calorie?
___what percentage of high school bullying reports cite obesity as the cause of the torment?
___on average, how well educated are the parents of obese teenagers?
___how do obesity rates in urban, suburban, and rural areas compare?
___what percentage of overweight/obese teenagers are Asian?
___what is the percentage of unhealthy drinks to healthier ones in Los Angeles city park vending machines in our largest cities?
___how many calories are burned off in one hour of the following exercises: running, walking, swimming, etc.?
___what’s so bad about being overweight/obese?
___how likely is it that an overweight/obese person will end up dying younger than an average weight person?