health reserach http://wkms.org en Statistical Analysis Shows Poor Health in Western Ky. Children http://wkms.org/post/statistical-analysis-shows-poor-health-western-ky-children <p>A study of more than 800 western Kentucky children shows 25 percent are obese, and another 18 percent are overweight. The national average of obese children is 17 percent. Murray State University nursing professor Dr. Dana Manley was part of a team of researchers who compiled the data, based on 2008 and 2009 cardiovascular fitness tests. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:41:07 +0000 Angela Hatton 20865 at http://wkms.org Statistical Analysis Shows Poor Health in Western Ky. Children