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  • Survey: 2016 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: North Carolina (quick edit)
  • Topic: Physical, Oral Health and Functional Status
  • Question: Indicator 1.4: Weight status (BMI) in 4 categories, age 10-17 years

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Indicator 1.4: What is the weight status of this child based on Body Mass Index (BMI)-for-age, age 10-17 years?
Underweight (less than 5th percentile)Normal weight (5th to 84th percentile)Overweight (85th to 94th percentile)Obese (95th percentile or above)Total %
%5.563.618.312.6100.0
C.I.(3.1 - 9.6)(56.8 - 69.8)(13.3 - 24.8)(9.2 - 17.0)
Sample Count282995960
Pop. Est.49,496571,104164,877113,147

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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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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