Highest obesity rate among 10-17 year-olds in U.S. by state 2016

Top 10 U.S. states by obesity rate among children aged 10-17 years in 2016

Highest obesity rate among 10-17 year-olds in U.S. by state 2016 This statistic illustrates the U.S. states with the highest obesity rate among children/adolescents between 10 and 17 years of age in the United States in 2016. In that year, Mississippi topped the ranking with an obesity rate of 26.2 percent.
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Top 10 U.S. states by obesity rate among children aged 10-17 years in 2016

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Percentage of children aged 10-17 years
Mississippi26.2%
Texas21.3%
West Virginia19.9%
Kentucky19.6%
Louisiana19.2%
Rhode Island19.2%
Tennessee19.2%
Arkansas19.1%
Georgia18.6%
Ohio18.6%
Percentage of children aged 10-17 years
Mississippi26.2%
Texas21.3%
West Virginia19.9%
Kentucky19.6%
Louisiana19.2%
Rhode Island19.2%
Tennessee19.2%
Arkansas19.1%
Georgia18.6%
Ohio18.6%
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This statistic illustrates the U.S. states with the highest obesity rate among children/adolescents between 10 and 17 years of age in the United States in 2016. In that year, Mississippi topped the ranking with an obesity rate of 26.2 percent.
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