Obesity prevalence among children and adolescents in the U.S. in 2015-2016, by gender and age
Obesity prevalence among children and adolescents U.S. by gender and age 2015-2016
This statistic represents the obesity prevalence among children and adolescents aged between 2 and 19 years in the United States in the period 2015-2016, sorted by gender and age. In that period, the obesity prevalence was overall highest for U.S. children aged between 12 and 19 years.
Obesity prevalence among children and adolescents in the U.S. in 2015-2016, by gender and age
2-192-56-1112-19
All18.5%13.9%18.4%20.6%
Boys 19.1%14.3%20.4%20.2%
Girls17.8%13.5%16.3%20.9%
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015 and 2016

Age group

2-19 years

Obesity prevalence among children and adolescents U.S. by gender and age 2015-2016
This statistic represents the obesity prevalence among children and adolescents aged between 2 and 19 years in the United States in the period 2015-2016, sorted by gender and age. In that period, the obesity prevalence was overall highest for U.S. children aged between 12 and 19 years.
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