Childhood Overweight and Obesity
Obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the United States.
How many children in the United States are obese?
How is childhood obesity measured?
What contributes to childhood obesity? What are the health risks?
Use the child and teen BMI calculator for children aged 2 through 19 years old.
- Page last reviewed: June 16, 2015
- Page last updated: November 9, 2015
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