“health” Charts

Children Living in Poverty »

Across the U.S., large numbers of children are affected by one or more risk factors linked to academic failure and…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 925
Score: 13

The Buzz vs. The Bulge: Caffeine and Calories »

Are you consuming a quick pick-me-up or a liquid meal? A great look at the caffeine content compared to calories…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 437
Score: 12

Is Sitting the New Smoking? »

Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Thankfully, a new "wonder drug" has been shown to cut…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 385
Score: 11

90% of Corn Planted in US is Genetically Modified »

Genetically modified corn varieties now account for 90% of all corn planted in the United States. The jury is still…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 500
Score: 11

Looking for Work? Don't Forget to Watch Your Waistline »

A recently released study by Gallup reveals a correlation between obesity rates and length of unemployment. Direct causes are not…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 227
Score: 9

Fast Food: Americans Know It's Bad, Eat It Anyway »

It’s increasingly uncommon for Americans to eat meals home-cooked from scratch. Instead, 47% of us eat fast food once a…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 1500
Score: 8

Most Undernourished Regions of the World »

The FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization) recently released a booklet featuring new statistics on food supply and health for 2014.…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 232
Score: 7

#OccupyEducation: Higher Student Debt, Lower Quality of Life »

Quality of life in terms of financial and physical well-being is drastically different for college grads who walked away with…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 191
Score: 4

Oil and shortening are now American's preferred fats »

Americans source of fat has drastically changed in the last 100 years. Butter and Lard are eaten less, while salad…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 149
Score: 4

The Irony of Body Image Issues »

A study by Gallup into physical appearance and body image found an unexpected trend among the American population. Americans' satisfaction…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 236
Score: 3

Americans Seek Thinner Waistlines in the Supermarket »

Above all, Americans look for food that is fresh (as everyone ideally should). Rounding out the rest of the top…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 132
Score: 3

No, Ketchup is NOT a Vegetable »

It's a horrifying reality that fast food restaurants had more rigorous inspection standards for beef and chicken than the school…

Care2 Causes
by: Care2 Causes
views: 163
Score: 3

In Vitro Baby Boom »

"More than 1.5 percent of babies born in the U.S. in 2012 were conceived in a laboratory dish thanks to…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 179
Score: 3

Air Pollution Vulnerability in the US »

Rising temperatures can make smog pollution worse and increase the number of "bad air days" when it's hard to breathe.…

Natural Resources Defense Council
by: Natural Resources Defense Council
views: 379
Score: 3

Trends in Smoking of High Schoolers »

Anti-tobacco campaigns like theTruth.com tend to emphasize the purple line of the graph, claiming a strong possibility of eradicating smoking…

ryan.foulds
by: ryan.foulds
views: 130
Score: 2

What Are We Least Comfortable Talking to Our Bosses About? »

Gallup measures engagement at work as a product of workers' perceived relationship with their manager as well as their own…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 108
Score: 2

Food For Thought »

North America, out of any other continent, has the highest gross spending on snacks. It's no surprise that Americans, who…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 80
Score: 2

1/2 Marathon Training for Beginners »

Interested in completing a 1/2 marathon for the first time? halfmarathons.net provides a plan for beginners who, like me, have…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 129
Score: 2

From Divorce to Diabetes »

WebMD recently produced an article that proves the toll divorce can have on one's health. Going through a divorce of…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 72
Score: 2

Can Obesity Be A Symptom? »

While it is no surprise that with increasing obesity, there is an increase in diabetes diagnoses, here are the numbers.…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 342
Score: 2

Volunteer: Do it for the Kids »

The child abuse hotline in San Diego, CA receives an estimate of 80,000 calls per year. Juvenile Judges, Attorneys, and…

Caroline Arechiga
by: Caroline Arechiga
views: 70
Score: 2

Prevalence of Psychological Disorders »

Psychological Disorders affect millions of people every day. Yet, they are often disorders that cannot be seen. Ex. It is…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 87
Score: 2

Could Growing Older Be the Solution for Weight Issues? »

The number of Americans that worry about their weight "all" or "some" of the time increases into late middle age,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 155
Score: 2

Trying to Lose Weight? You Aren't Alone »

Since Gallup began tracking the statistic in 1990, the percentage of Americans 'seriously trying' to lose weight has jumped by…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 152
Score: 2

How May Your Weight Be Affecting Your Social Life? »

In a study examining the social wellbeing of Americans by weight category, those outside their normal bodyweight range reported slightly…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 98
Score: 2

Exercise: Intensity vs. Duration »

Recent research published in the American Journal of Health Promotion found that for preventing weight gain, the intensity of the…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 88
Score: 2

Cities' Wellbeing Score Correlated with Heart Attacks »

In a grouping of metro areas based on their Gallup-Healthway's Well-Being Index, those at the top of the list had…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 73
Score: 2

An Apple a Day: Most Frequently Given Advice to Smokers »

For smokers, by far the most frequent advice their doctors give them is to quit. Over 4 out of 10…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 111
Score: 2

How often do you brush your teeth? »

According to a poll by On The Edge blog on times union.com as cited by the Denver Post, a little…

Liam Duffy
by: Liam Duffy
views: 45
Score: 1

The Cost of Smoking »

Aside from the health costs, just the cost of purchasing pack after pack of cigarettes adds up over time. According…

Liam Duffy
by: Liam Duffy
views: 97
Score: 1

Percentage of Americans Who Struggled to Afford Food Down »

According to a recent Gallup study, the percentage of Americans who struggled to afford food in the past year is…

Liam Duffy
by: Liam Duffy
views: 20
Score: 1

The Scarlet Plaque or Ebola? »

The Scarlet Plaque is a novel written by Jack Snow in 1912 in which an outbreak of a disease takes…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 67
Score: 1

Are We A Healthier, Safer World? »

Based on these statistics, the answer is no. Over the last decade, the leading cause of death around the world…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 107
Score: 1

It's Time to Lower the Bar- Hershey's and its Health »

While Hershey's Chocolate brand uses the slogan "Raise the Bar", I suggest we lower it. Many people simply just look…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 144
Score: 1

Blood Types: What's Your Flavor? »

Americans with O+ and A+ blood types account for over 2/3rds of the population. The other 6 blood types make…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 41
Score: 1

Ebola Symptom Manifestation Over Time »

This chart follows the incubation period for the Liberian passenger who visited the United States and was diagnosed with Ebola…

Lori H.
by: Lori H.
views: 40
Score: 1
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