Obesity and Overweight

Children and adolescents
  • Percent of adolescents aged 12-19 years with obesity: 22.2% (2017-March 2020)
  • Percent of children aged 6-11 years with obesity: 20.7% (2017-March 2020)
  • Percent of children aged 2-5 years with obesity: 12.7% (2017-March 2020)

Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2017-March 2020 Prepandemic Data Files-Development of Files and Prevalence Estimates for Selected Health Outcomes, table 3 pdf icon[PDF – 436 KB]

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Page last reviewed: April 20, 2022