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Survey Shows State Ranks Lower In Certain Risks

Last updated on Thursday, May 18, 2006

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Indiana has gotten worse in the categories of weight, physical activity, and smoking, according to the Indiana Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System survey.

The study monitors health behaviors in Indiana adults such as nutrition and weight, physical activity, and tobacco use.

According to the centers for disease control and prevention, these risks and behaviors are the top causes of illness and death in youths and adults.

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