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  • Question: 1.4a: Weight status - BMI-for-age, 3 categories, age 10-17 (details...)

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Indicator 1.4a: How many children are currently overweight or obese, based on Body Mass Index for age (BMI-for-age)? (details...)

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StateUnderweight (less than 5th percentile) %Healthy weight (5th to 84th percentile) %Overweight or obese (85th percentile or above) %Total %
Alabama4.059.936.1100.0
Alaska4.961.233.9100.0
Arizona7.761.730.6100.0
Arkansas4.358.237.5100.0
California5.464.130.5100.0
Colorado2.370.527.2100.0
Connecticut4.569.825.7100.0
Delaware6.260.733.2100.0
District of Columbia4.859.835.4100.0
Florida6.660.333.1100.0
Georgia4.058.737.3100.0
Hawaii3.967.628.5100.0
Idaho5.766.727.5100.0
Illinois3.761.434.9100.0
Indiana5.364.829.9100.0
Iowa3.670.026.5100.0
Kansas6.562.431.1100.0
Kentucky4.758.137.1100.0
Louisiana3.660.535.9100.0
Maine4.966.928.2100.0
Maryland5.066.328.8100.0
Massachusetts6.663.430.0100.0
Michigan4.265.230.6100.0
Minnesota5.671.323.1100.0
Mississippi3.951.744.4100.0
Missouri5.563.531.0100.0
Montana5.469.025.6100.0
Nebraska4.064.631.5100.0
Nevada3.961.834.2100.0
New Hampshire4.266.329.4100.0
New Jersey4.564.531.0100.0
New Mexico5.062.332.7100.0
New York4.163.032.9100.0
North Carolina8.558.033.5100.0
North Dakota5.169.225.7100.0
Ohio4.762.033.3100.0
Oklahoma7.463.129.5100.0
Oregon5.370.324.3100.0
Pennsylvania7.163.329.7100.0
Rhode Island5.764.130.1100.0
South Carolina7.458.933.7100.0
South Dakota7.064.628.4100.0
Tennessee4.259.436.5100.0
Texas4.663.232.2100.0
Utah6.570.523.1100.0
Vermont4.468.926.7100.0
Virginia4.964.131.0100.0
Washington5.565.029.5100.0
West Virginia4.560.035.5100.0
Wisconsin4.767.427.9100.0
Wyoming5.668.725.7100.0

With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

Suggested citation format: National Survey of Children's Health. NSCH 2007. Data query from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from www.childhealthdata.org.

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