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State Obesity Data

Ranked by Highest Obesity Rate: 10-17 yr-olds (2019-2020)

  • Adults (2020)
  • High Schoolers (2019)
  • 10-17 yr-olds (2019-2020)
  • WIC 2-4s (2018)

Highest Obesity Rates Among 10-17 yr-olds (2019-2020)

Alabama

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults39%3
High Schoolers17.2%9
10-17 yr-olds21.8%5
WIC 2-4s16.2%9

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Alaska

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.9%26
High Schoolers14.8%24
10-17 yr-olds17.8%15
WIC 2-4s20.2%1

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Arizona

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.9%31
High Schoolers13.3%34
10-17 yr-olds10.2%50
WIC 2-4s12.5%43

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Arkansas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.4%9
High Schoolers22.1%3
10-17 yr-olds20.6%7
WIC 2-4s13.1%34

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California

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.3%35
High Schoolers15.9%16
10-17 yr-olds15.2%28
WIC 2-4s15.8%12

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Colorado

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults24.2%51
High Schoolers10.3%43
10-17 yr-olds11.2%46
WIC 2-4s8.6%50

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Connecticut

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.2%38
High Schoolers14.4%27
10-17 yr-olds15.3%26
WIC 2-4s14.5%24

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Delaware

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.5%7
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds18.9%12
WIC 2-4s16.3%6

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District of Columbia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults24.3%50
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds14.2%33
WIC 2-4s12.8%39

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Florida

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.4%42
High Schoolers14%31
10-17 yr-olds15.8%22
WIC 2-4s13.3%33

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Georgia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.3%17
High Schoolers18.3%7
10-17 yr-olds18%14
WIC 2-4s13.6%31

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Hawaii

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults24.5%48
High Schoolers16.4%15
10-17 yr-olds15.5%25
WIC 2-4s10.7%48

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Idaho

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.1%28
High Schoolers12.1%40
10-17 yr-olds13.3%39
WIC 2-4s12%45

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Illinois

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.4%23
High Schoolers15.2%20
10-17 yr-olds17.4%16
WIC 2-4s15.2%16

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Indiana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.8%5
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds15.6%24
WIC 2-4s13.5%32

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Iowa

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.5%7
High Schoolers17%10
10-17 yr-olds16.9%18
WIC 2-4s15.6%14

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Kansas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.3%15
High Schoolers15.1%22
10-17 yr-olds11.7%43
WIC 2-4s13.7%29

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Kentucky

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.6%6
High Schoolers18.4%5
10-17 yr-olds23.8%1
WIC 2-4s16.3%6

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Louisiana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults38.1%4
High Schoolers16.5%14
10-17 yr-olds22.2%3
WIC 2-4s13%35

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Maine

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31%29
High Schoolers14.9%23
10-17 yr-olds13.7%36
WIC 2-4s14.6%22

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Maryland

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31%29
High Schoolers12.8%37
10-17 yr-olds16.7%19
WIC 2-4s16.4%5

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Massachusetts

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults24.4%49
High Schoolers14.2%29
10-17 yr-olds12.2%42
WIC 2-4s16.3%6

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Michigan

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.2%16
High Schoolers15.3%19
10-17 yr-olds15.7%23
WIC 2-4s13.7%29

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Minnesota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.7%33
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds11.7%43
WIC 2-4s12.5%43

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Mississippi

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults39.7%1
High Schoolers23.4%1
10-17 yr-olds22.3%2
WIC 2-4s14.8%20

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Missouri

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34%18
High Schoolers18.4%5
10-17 yr-olds19.6%11
WIC 2-4s13%35

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Montana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.5%41
High Schoolers11.5%42
10-17 yr-olds10%51
WIC 2-4s11.9%46

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Nebraska

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34%18
High Schoolers13.3%34
10-17 yr-olds12.6%41
WIC 2-4s14.7%21

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Nevada

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.7%39
High Schoolers12.3%39
10-17 yr-olds16%21
WIC 2-4s11.7%47

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New Hampshire

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.9%37
High Schoolers12.7%38
10-17 yr-olds13.5%38
WIC 2-4s17.2%2

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New Jersey

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.7%45
High Schoolers11.9%41
10-17 yr-olds13.8%35
WIC 2-4s14.9%19

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New Mexico

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.9%31
High Schoolers15.2%20
10-17 yr-olds15.3%26
WIC 2-4s13%35

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New York

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults26.3%46
High Schoolers13.4%33
10-17 yr-olds11.5%45
WIC 2-4s14%26

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North Carolina

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.6%20
High Schoolers15.4%17
10-17 yr-olds19.8%10
WIC 2-4s15%18

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North Dakota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.1%22
High Schoolers14%31
10-17 yr-olds10.5%48
WIC 2-4s15.4%15

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Ohio

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.5%14
High Schoolers16.8%12
10-17 yr-olds17.2%17
WIC 2-4s12.6%42

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Oklahoma

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.4%9
High Schoolers17.6%8
10-17 yr-olds18.7%13
WIC 2-4s13.8%27

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Oregon

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.1%43
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds13.7%36
WIC 2-4s14.6%22

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Pennsylvania

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.5%27
High Schoolers15.4%17
10-17 yr-olds15.1%30
WIC 2-4s12.8%39

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Rhode Island

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.1%36
High Schoolers14.3%28
10-17 yr-olds16.7%19
WIC 2-4s17.1%3

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South Carolina

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.2%11
High Schoolers16.6%13
10-17 yr-olds20.1%9
WIC 2-4s12.7%41

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South Dakota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.2%21
High Schoolers14.1%30
10-17 yr-olds15.2%28
WIC 2-4s16%10

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Tennessee

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.6%13
High Schoolers20.9%4
10-17 yr-olds20.8%6
WIC 2-4s15.2%16

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Texas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.8%12
High Schoolers16.9%11
10-17 yr-olds20.3%8
WIC 2-4s15.9%11

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Utah

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.6%40
High Schoolers9.8%44
10-17 yr-olds10.3%49
WIC 2-4s8.5%51

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Vermont

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults26.3%46
High Schoolers13.1%36
10-17 yr-olds14%34
WIC 2-4s12.9%38

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Virginia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.2%25
High Schoolers14.8%24
10-17 yr-olds14.9%31
WIC 2-4s15.8%12

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Washington

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28%44
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds13.2%40
WIC 2-4s13.8%27

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West Virginia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults39.1%2
High Schoolers22.9%2
10-17 yr-olds21.9%4
WIC 2-4s16.5%4

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Wisconsin

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.3%24
High Schoolers14.5%26
10-17 yr-olds14.6%32
WIC 2-4s14.4%25

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Wyoming

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.7%33
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds11%47
WIC 2-4s10.6%49

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