TABLE 2

Pediatricians' Practices at Well Visits (N = 677)

Practicen (%)
Measure height and weight at most or every visit673 (99)
Visually assess for overweight for children >2 y old
    At every well visit606 (91)
    At most well visits42 (6)
Compute and/or plot BMI for children >2 y old
    At most or every visit370 (55)
    At some visits189 (28)
    Never or rarely111 (17)
Use of BMI-calculation tools
    BMI wheel215 (39)
    Handheld calculator197 (35)
    CDC BMI table/chart156 (28)
    EMR123 (22)
    BMI calculator99 (18)
    Personal digital assistant95 (17)
    Wall chart38 (7)
Topics discussed with all patients
    5-a-day fruits and vegetables592 (89)
    Physical activity574 (86)
    Screen time504 (76)
    Sugar-sweetened beverages432 (65)
    Snacks368 (55)
    Fast food/dining out289 (44)
    Food pyramid201 (31)