Title V National Outcome Measure #20: Percent of adolescents, ages 10 through 17, who are obese (BMI at or above the 95th percentile)
2016-2017 National Survey of Children's Health (2 years combined)
Nationwide: 15.8% of children met indicator
Range Across States: 8.7% to 26.1%
C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.
Please interpret with caution: estimate has a 95% confidence interval width exceeding 20 percentage points or 1.2 times the estimate and may not be reliable.
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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U59MC27866,National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Initiative, $4.5M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position of or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.