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Nutrition and Weight Status

NWS-10.2 Reduce the proportion of children aged 6 to 11 years who are considered obese

Obesity among children (percent, 6–11 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 17.4 (2005-2008)
2020 Target: 15.7
Desired Direction: Decrease
  • Populations
  • 1988-1994
  • 2001-2004
  • 2005-2008
  • Total  View chart
  • 11.3
  • 17.4
  • 17.4
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
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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.