Skip to site content

Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Scroll To Top

New Directions in Understanding and Managing Childhood Obesity

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
Please select one answer for each question, then click the Submit Answers button at the end of the quiz.
1. The American Academy of Pediatrics proposes a tiered BMI approach to categorizing childhood obesity and specifies >85th percentile for age and gender as overweight, > 95the percentile for age and gender as obese, and BMI ≥ 120th percentile for age and gender as severe obesity.


2. Which of the following best describes the development of type 2 diabetes in youth:




3. The main determinant(s) of health is/are:




4. Research shows that in childhood obesity, every one-unit reduction in body mass index, correlates with improvement in cardiometabolic outcomes such as systolic blood pressure, triglycerides, and HDL.


5. Factors that influence development of childhood obesity include:





6. Recommended actions for clinic providers in understanding and managing childhood obesity include which of the following:





7. Cardiovascular disease outcomes for obese children who become nonobese adults seem to normalize.


8. Recommended actions for clinics and community health programs included in building a system to understand and manage childhood obesity include which of the following: