CHOICES: Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study

Project Description

The Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) is working to help reverse the US obesity epidemic by identifying the most cost-effective childhood obesity interventions.



New Hampshire Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES)

The Division of Public Health Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening Section recently worked with partners and agencies across the state to complete a research study on the cost-effectiveness of its child care obesity prevention initiatives and modeled the health impacts of a statewide excise tax on sugary drinks.

For more information on the CHOICES project, led by researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, visit: 

2018 Sugary Drink Tax Data Brief

Created by the team at Harvard, this data brief describes the project and the potential health and fiscal impacts of enacting statewide sugary drink tax in New Hampshire.

2018 Sugary Drink Tax Data Brief

2018 Foldout Poster Infographic of the CHOICES Sugary Drink Tax Modeling Results

Created by Square Spot Design in Manchester, NH, this foldout poster infographic contains information on sugary drinks, sugary drink data specific to New Hampshire, and contains the sugary drink tax model's potential health and economic impacts for our state.

Sugary Drink Foldout Poster by Square Spot Design

Cost-Effectiveness of New Hampshire's Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (Go NAP SACC) initiative.

Through funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NH Division of Public Health Services has helped a total of 106 licensed child care programs complete the Go NAP SACC program, allowing those programs to improve the meals and snacks they serve children and the amount and quality of the physical activity provided for the children in their care.

As a part of the 2018 CHOICES project, the Division of Public Health Services chose to model what health and fiscal outcomes would result from expanding it's current Go NAP SACC project.

For more information on Go NAP SACC please visit: Go NAP SACC


2018 CHOICES NAP SACC Data Brief

CHOICES New Hampshire NAP SACC Data Brief

New Hampshire CHOICES NAP SACC Impact Report

This report highlights three child care programs that have completed NAP SACC and their successes with the program.

CHOICES modeling results are also included on the last page of the report.

2018 NH NAP SACC Impact Report