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America’s Health Rankings – 2019 

America’s Health Rankings is an annual report showing where each state stands in regards to health-related measures.

December 27, 2019

State Budget 101 

As part of continuing efforts to create greater civic engagement in Kansas, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) has partnered with the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) to create a guide to understand our state budget process.

October 21, 2019

State of Obesity Report – 2019 

Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States – and has been for decades. Currently, about one in three Americans of all ages – or more than 100 million people – have obesity.

September 12, 2019

America’s Health Rankings – 2018 

America’s Health Rankings is an annual report showing where each state stands in regards to health-related measures.

December 17, 2018

The State of Obesity: 2018 

The annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report provides the latest data on obesity and related health conditions, as well as 40 policy and practice recommendations from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

September 21, 2018

A Changing Kansas: Implications for Health and Communities 

The population of Kansas is growing more slowly than the population of the U.S. as a whole, and it is aging, becoming increasingly diverse and concentrating in urban areas.

June 11, 2018

County Health Rankings (2018) 

The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

March 26, 2018

America’s Health Rankings 2017 

The 2017 report looks at 35 measures covering behaviors, community and environment, policy, clinical care and outcomes data. The report also serves as a benchmark for states – and the nation – to measure progress, identify emerging trends and drive action for improving public health.

January 18, 2018

State of Obesity Report 2017 

After increasing steadily for decades, the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off, but it is still alarmingly high compared with to a generation ago. For this report, Kansas was the only state in the nation to decrease its obesity rate. Learn more!

September 11, 2017

County Health Rankings (2017) 

The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

March 30, 2017

Kids Count Data Center 

A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States.

March 13, 2017

America’s Health Rankings 

For 27 years, America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report has served as the nation’s source for trends in nationwide public health and state-by-state rankings.

March 13, 2017

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