Impact and cost-effectiveness of childcare center policy changes on BMI and healthcare costs in the United States

Davene R. Wright, PhD1, Erica L. Kenney, ScD2, Catherine M. Giles, MPH3, Michael W. Long, SD3, Zachary Ward, MPH2, Stephen Resch, Ph.D.3, Marj Moodie, Dr.PH4, Robert Carter, Ph.D.4, Y. Claire Wang, MD, ScD5, Gary Sacks, PhD4, Boyd Swinburn, PhD4, Angie L. Cradock, ScD3 and Steven L. Gortmaker, PhD3
(1)University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, (2)Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, (3)Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, (4)Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia, (5)Columbia University, New York, NY