Potential impact of eliminating the tax subsidy of food and beverage television advertising directed at children and adolescents on BMI, dalys and healthcare costs in the United States
Learning Areas:Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the usefulness of cost effectiveness analysis to evaluate and compare childhood obesity prevention strategies Identify methods for identifying cost effectiveness results of childhood obesity prevention efforts Identify the comparative cost effectiveness between 4 childhood obesity prevention strategies
Keyword(s): Obesity, Cost-Effectiveness
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a behavioral scientist and public health researcher with extensive experience in the treatment of childhood obesity. I am interested in obesity prevention and have published several papers related to TV viewing and obesity.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.