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Promoting the healthy behaviors of Kansans

Focus Area Description

Focus Area Description

Adopting positive behaviors is known to benefit our overall health and well-being. The Foundation’s efforts in this area focus primarily on promoting three key behaviors – ensuring proper nutrition, increasing physical activity and decreasing tobacco use. The absence of these behaviors contributes to the three leading causes of death and disability in Kansas and the nation.

Focus Area Goals

Tobacco Goal

A decrease in tobacco use and exposure among Kansans

Physical Activity Goal

An increase in the number of Kansans who engage in moderate or vigorous physical activity

Nutrition Goal

An increase in the number of Kansans who eat adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables

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