D

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACE-Obesity

Assessing Cost-Effectiveness in Obesity

APIS

Alcohol Policy Information System

   
BMI

body mass index

   
CATCH

Coordinated Approach to Child Health

CCROPP

Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program

CDC

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CLASS

Classification of Laws Associated with School Students

CPPW

Communities Putting Prevention to Work

   
FASEB

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

FoodBEAMS

Food and Beverage Environmental Analysis and Monitoring System

   
g

gram

GIS

geographic information system

GRP

gross ratings point

   
HEAC

Healthy Eating, Active Communities

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIA

health impact assessment



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D Acronyms and Abbreviations ACE-Obesity Assessing Cost-Effectiveness in Obesity APIS Alcohol Policy Information System BMI body mass index CATCH Coordinated Approach to Child Health CCROPP Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program CDC U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CLASS Classification of Laws Associated with School Students CPPW Communities Putting Prevention to Work FASEB Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology FoodBEAMS Food and Beverage Environmental Analysis and Monitoring System g gram GIS geographic information system GRP gross ratings point HEAC Healthy Eating, Active Communities HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HIA health impact assessment 143

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144 MEASURING PROGRESS IN OBESITY PREVENTION HIA-CLIC Health Impact Assessment Clearinghouse Learning and Information Center IOM Institute of Medicine IOTF International Obesity Task Force LHC Leadership for Healthy Communities MET metabolic equivalent of the task NASBE National Association of State Boards of Education NCCOR National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research NEMS Nutrition Environment Measures Survey NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIH National Institutes of Health PA physical activity PANES Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Scale PAPRN Physical Activity Policy Research Network PE physical education PLU price lookup code PSA public service announcement RWJF Robert Wood Johnson Foundation UPC universal product code USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture WHO World Health Organization WWT Working Well Trial