Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2013-16
NWS-10.4 : Obesity among children and adolescents (percent, 2–19 years )
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Country of Birth for NWS-10.4
NWS-10.4 Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years who are considered obese
Obesity among children and adolescents (percent, 2–19 years )
|Country of Birth||2013-16||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 12.3
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.
- The better group rate for this objective, 12.3%, was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 18.1%, was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.8 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was 1.471 times the best group rate.
Persons born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 12.3%.
The rate among persons born in the US was 1.471 times the better group rate.