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Nutrition and Weight Status

NWS-10.4 Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years who are considered obese Leading Health Indicators Revised

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Obesity among children and adolescents (percent, 2–19 years )

2020 Baseline (year): 16.1 (2005-2008)
2020 Target: 14.51
Desired Direction: Decrease
  • Populations
  • 2005-20082
  • 2009-2012
  • Total  View chart
  • 16.1
  • 16.9
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Revision History: This objective was revised. Read more about the revision history.

1 Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2 Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

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Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.