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2010 ShapingNJ Partnership Assessment
Conducted by the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University, this report assesses the status of the ShapingNJ partnership and identifies its strenths and areas for improvement.

2011 ShapingNJ Partnership Assessment
Conducted by the Office of Nutrition and Fitness, this report builds on the 2010 assessment and identifies areas of strength and areas in need of improvement for the ShapingNJ partnership.

New Jersey Data Fact Sheet
An at-a-glance document for rates of obesity, physical activity, nutrition and breastfeeding in New Jersey (Updated November 2012).

ShapingNJ Community Pilot Evaluation
This evaluation report by the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University highlights the process and lessons learned in three NJ communities that implemented obesity prevention strategies.

New Jersey Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Project Evaluation and Executive Summary
The report summarizes and reports findings from the New Jersey Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (NJ BFHI), which worked with 10 New Jersey maternity care hospitals to change their policies and practices to make breastfeeding easier for new mothers.

New Jersey Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care Project Evaluation and Executive Summary
This evaluation reports findings from the New Jersey Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care Project (NJ NAP SACC). The project provided training and technical assistance to 105 child care centers around New Jersey to encourage centers to implement policies and practices that encourage healthy and active children.

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Healthy New Jersey 2020
A clearinghouse of information related to New Jersey's strategic planning goals for health. The website provides access to the goals, objectives, status reports and Healthy New Jersey 2010 reports. The state goals link with the national Healthy People 2020 effort.

New Jersey Obesity Prevention Action Plan, 2006
A statewide plan, developed by New Jersey stakeholders, about future efforts to reduce and prevent obesity in New Jersey. Conducted in 2006, this plan was the springboard on which ONF and ShapingNJ were created.

Breastfeeding and New Jersey Maternity Hospitals: A Comparative Report
Produced the by the NJ Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology, this report summarizes the evidence for making changes in maternity hospitals in order to increase breastfeeding rates and provides methods and information for comparing maternity hospitals.

The Health of the Newest New Jerseyans: A Resource Guide
This report details the demographics of New Jersey's foreign-born population as well as examines how birthplace and race/ethnicity are associated with health. Information about health outcomes and health-related behaviors is included.

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