Obesity and Overweight

Adults
  • Percent of adults aged 20 and over with obesity: 39.8% (2015-2016)
  • Percent of adults aged 20 and over with overweight, including obesity: 71.6% (2015-2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 53 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Children and adolescents
  • Percent of adolescents aged 12-19 years with obesity: 20.6% (2015-2016)
  • Percent of children aged 6-11 years with obesity: 18.4% (2015-2016)
  • Percent of children aged 2-5 years with obesity: 13.9% (2015-2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 53 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 9.8 MB]

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Page last reviewed: June 13, 2016