Parent pulse

Top 10 children’s health concerns rated as a “big problem” by adults in 2014

issue 22 | Fall 2014

Each month, the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health asks the public about children's health issues. In the August poll, a nationwide sample of adults ranked the top 10 biggest health concerns for kids. Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults also put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10.