Table 20D
2011 Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance(1)
National
Summary of Trends in Growth Indicators by Age
Children Aged Less Than 5 years (2)

Summary of Trends in Growth Indicators by Age (3)
Height and Weight
Age and Year

Number Included
in Analysis

Short Stature
(4)
% < 5th

Underweight
(5)
% < 5th

Obese
(5)
% >=95th

0 - 11 Months 2011 2,594,145 9.8

5.5

8.0

2010 2,737,728 9.8

5.5

8.3

2009 2,865,125 9.8

5.2

9.0

2008 2,489,330 9.5

5.6

8.8

2007 2,802,159 9.8

5.3

9.0

2006 2,677,252 9.9

5.2

9.0

2005 2,358,833 10.2

5.2

9.2

2004 2,288,740 9.5

5.2

8.8

2003 2,046,699 9.7

5.6

8.9

2002 1,800,002 9.4

6.0

8.6

 
12 - 23 Months 2011 1,701,496 6.3

0.6

14.1

2010 1,831,459 6.3

0.6

14.5

2009 1,929,319 6.3

0.5

15.5

2008 1,568,282 6.4

0.6

15.1

2007 1,681,688 6.5

0.6

15.4

2006 1,587,884 6.5

0.6

15.5

2005 1,509,128 6.6

0.7

15.7

2004 1,483,813 6.1

0.7

15.1

2003 1,313,987 6.7

0.6

15.7

2002 1,138,708 6.9

0.7

15.3

 
24 - 35 Months 2011 1,257,154 4.0

3.8

12.3

2010 1,359,805 4.0

3.9

12.6

2009 1,396,531 4.1

3.8

12.9

2008 1,071,820 4.1

4.0

12.8

2007 1,153,559 4.3

3.9

13.2

2006 1,108,387 4.4

4.0

13.2

2005 1,074,280 4.5

4.2

13.0

2004 1,047,726 4.6

4.2

13.3

2003 967,262 4.6

4.5

13.3

2002 813,202 4.6

5.0

12.9

 
36 - 47 Months 2011 1,144,826 3.7

3.6

14.9

2010 1,198,276 3.7

3.7

14.9

2009 1,182,990 3.9

3.7

15.2

2008 908,751 3.8

3.8

15.3

2007 991,871 4.1

3.8

15.3

2006 955,776 4.3

3.9

15.2

2005 935,344 4.3

4.1

15.1

2004 919,731 4.5

4.1

15.2

2003 838,481 4.5

4.5

15.1

2002 696,147 4.5

4.8

14.8

 
48 - 59 Months 2011 1,078,900 3.2

3.3

16.2

2010 1,081,991 3.3

3.4

16.3

2009 1,098,834 3.4

3.4

16.5

2008 826,553 3.3

3.6

16.3

2007 912,700 3.7

3.6

16.5

2006 881,324 3.8

3.6

16.4

2005 862,985 3.8

3.8

16.3

2004 836,502 3.9

3.8

16.2

2003 769,262 3.9

4.2

15.9

2002 632,678 4.0

4.5

15.7

 
Total All Age Groups 2011 7,776,521 6.3

3.5

12.2

2010 8,209,259 6.3

3.6

12.4

2009 8,472,799 6.4

3.4

13.0

2008 6,864,736 6.5

3.7

12.6

2007 7,541,977 6.7

3.6

12.8

2006 7,210,623 6.8

3.6

12.8

2005 6,740,570 6.8

3.7

13.0

2004 6,576,512 6.5

3.7

12.8

2003 5,935,691 6.7

4.0

12.9

2002 5,080,737 6.7

4.3

12.5

Overweight Greater Than or Equal 2 Years (5)
Age and Year

Number Included
in Analysis

85th - <95th
%

>=95th
%

0 - 11 Months 2011 0 * *
2010 0 * *
2009 0 * *
2008 0 * *
2007 0 * *
2006 0 * *
2005 0 * *
2004 0 * *
2003 0 * *
2002 0 * *
 
12 - 23 Months 2011 0 * *
2010 0 * *
2009 0 * *
2008 0 * *
2007 0 * *
2006 0 * *
2005 0 * *
2004 0 * *
2003 0 * *
2002 0 * *
 
24 - 35 Months 2011 1,257,154 15.2

12.3

2010 1,359,805 15.4

12.6

2009 1,396,531 15.8

12.9

2008 1,071,820 15.7

12.8

2007 1,153,559 15.8

13.2

2006 1,108,387 15.8

13.2

2005 1,074,280 15.6

13.0

2004 1,047,726 15.6

13.3

2003 967,262 15.3

13.3

2002 813,202 14.7

12.9

 
36 - 47 Months 2011 1,144,826 16.1

14.9

2010 1,198,276 16.1

14.9

2009 1,182,990 16.4

15.2

2008 908,751 16.5

15.3

2007 991,871 16.6

15.3

2006 955,776 16.6

15.2

2005 935,344 16.3

15.1

2004 919,731 16.3

15.2

2003 838,481 15.8

15.1

2002 696,147 15.5

14.8

 
48 - 59 Months 2011 1,078,900 16.8

16.2

2010 1,081,991 16.9

16.3

2009 1,098,834 17.1

16.5

2008 826,553 17.1

16.3

2007 912,700 17.0

16.5

2006 881,324 17.1

16.4

2005 862,985 16.9

16.3

2004 836,502 16.7

16.2

2003 769,262 16.4

15.9

2002 632,678 16.2

15.7

 
Total All Age Groups 2011 3,480,880 16.0

14.4

2010 3,640,072 16.1

14.4

2009 3,678,355 16.4

14.7

2008 2,807,124 16.4

14.6

2007 3,058,130 16.4

14.9

2006 2,945,487 16.4

14.8

2005 2,872,609 16.2

14.7

2004 2,803,959 16.2

14.8

2003 2,575,005 15.8

14.7

2002 2,142,027 15.4

14.3

(1) Reporting period is January 1 through December 31.
(2) Analyses based on one record per child.
(3) Excludes records with unknown data or errors.
(4) Based on 2006 WHO growth chart percentiles for children under 2 years of age; short stature is defined as and length-for-age <= 2.3rd percentile, underweight is defined as weight-for-length <= 2.3rd percentile, and high weight-for-length (labeled as "Obese") is defined as >= 97.7th percentile.
(5) Based on 2000 CDC growth chart percentiles for children 2 years of age and older; short stature is defined as height-for-age < 5th percentile, underweight is defined as BMI-for-age < 5th percentile, overweight is defined as BMI-for-age >= 85th to < 95th percentile, and obesity is defined as >= 95th percentile.
* Percentages are not calculated if < 100 records are available for analysis after exclusions.