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The Relationship between Healthy Weight, Physical Activity and Neighborhood Environmental Factors among California Women, 2005

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This is the complete Data Points series from The California Women’s Health Survey (CWHS). The CWHS was established to collect, analyze, interpret, and disseminate information to guide decision-making about women’s health by public health professionals and policymakers. The Data Points series is a CWHS publication that is prepared by the CWHS collaborating programs and coordinated by the Office of Women’s Health. Data Points: Results from the 2005 California Women’s Health Survey is the most recent in the series that focus on specific women’s health findings based on the 2005 CWHS results.

Data are collected annually through a computer-assisted telephone survey of approximately 4000 randomly selected California women. The women are interviewed anonymously in either English or Spanish. Responses are weighted in these analyses by age and race/ethnicity to reflect the 2000 California adult female population.

Table of Contents


1. The California Women’s Health Survey Methodology.


2. Health Insurance Coverage Among California’s Low Income Women, 2004-2005.

3. Women Receiving Public Assistance in the Preceding 12 Months and Their History of Foster Care.

4. Participation in the Food Stamp Program by Women Who Are at or Below 130% of Poverty.


5. Fish Consumption and Advisory Awareness Among California Women.

6. Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women.

7. Women Who Are Never or Rarely Screened for Cervical Cancer, California, 2005.

8. Barriers to Annual Breast Cancer Screening for California Women Aged 50 to 64 Years, 2004 and 2005.


9. Parity and Birth Control Use Among California Women Ages 18-44

10. Folic Acid Use Among California Women of Reproductive Age, 2004-2005.

11. Concurrent Sexual Partnerships Among Male Sex Partners of California Women, 2004.

12. Knowledge of Adverse Long-Term Consequences of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2005.

13. Visit With a Doctor or Health Care Provider to Discuss Ovulation and/or Getting Pregnant.

14. Use of Fertility Services Among Women Seeking Help to Ovulate or Become Pregnant.

15. History of Uterine Fibroids Reported by California Women.


16. The Relationship between Healthy Weight, Physical Activity and Neighborhood

17. Trends in Food Security Among California Women, 1999 to 2005.

18. Food Insecurity Among Low-Income California Women and Use of Supplemental Food Sources, 2005.


19. History of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Household Dysfunction Among California Women, 2005

20. History of Child Abuse and Adult Victimization Among California Women, 2005.

21. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Issues for California Women Experiencing Domestic Violence, 2004-2005.

22. Sexual Violence in California, 2005.