UK National Obesity Observatory publish set of e-atlases to examine data on obesity & associated diseases for adults and children

 

 

The National Obesity Observatory (NOO) was established in December 2007 and one of its main functions is to develop innovative analytical and data presentation tools as well as describe and map data on weight status and associated indicators.

NOO is a member of the Association of Public Health Observatories and is sited alongside the South East Public Health Observatory in Oxford. It works closely with a wide range of organisations and provides support to policy makers and practitioners involved in obesity and related issues…

Download Case Study (2.68 mb size) click here for low res version (397k)

Click here to see other National Obesity Observatory reports with InstantAtlas

Link to NOO Showcase

 

“The National Obesity Observatory needs software that is easy to use. The fact that we can use an InstantAtlas template ‘out-of-the box’ saves us time and helps us to display a lot of complex data in a simple and accessible format.” Caroline Ryder, Senior Public Health Intelligence Analyst. (File size 3mb)

 

One thought on “UK National Obesity Observatory publish set of e-atlases to examine data on obesity & associated diseases for adults and children

  1. This is fascinating stuff. I am currently studying “Challenging Obesity” with the OU to further my understanding of the social causes of the disease and this map helps to highlight geographic variation (my first degree was Geography, I guess that is why I like the maps!).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s