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  • Survey: 2016 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Title V Block Grant Measures
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  • Topic: National Outcome Measures
  • Question: NOM 20: Overweight/obesity, age 10-17 years (details)

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National Outcome Measure 20: Percent of children and adolescents, age 10-17 years, who are overweight or obese (BMI at or above the 85th percentile) (details)
UnderweightNormal weightOverweight or obeseTotal %
%6.362.631.2100.0
C.I.(5.6 - 7.0)(61.1 - 64.0)(29.8 - 32.6)
Sample Count1,49116,3396,575
Pop. Est.1,883,69418,804,8659,370,447

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

DATA ALERT: The majority of measures have missing values less than 2% (unweighted). This measure has >=2% of missing cases. To learn about the impact of the missing values on the population count estimates click here.

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the United States Census Bureau. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations and conclusions included on this site.

Required citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health. 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from www.childhealthdata.org. CAHMI: www.cahmi.org.

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