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State Obesity Data

Ranked by Highest Obesity Rate: 10-17 yr-olds (2018-2019)

  • Adults (2019)
  • High Schoolers (2019)
  • 10-17 yr-olds (2018-2019)
  • WIC 2-4s (2016)

Highest Obesity Rates Among 10-17 yr-olds (2018-2019)

Alabama

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.1%7
High Schoolers17.2%9
10-17 yr-olds17.3%12
WIC 2-4s16.3%5

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Alaska

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.5%33
High Schoolers14.8%25
10-17 yr-olds15.4%21
WIC 2-4s19.8%1

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Arizona

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.4%31
High Schoolers13.3%35
10-17 yr-olds12.1%38
WIC 2-4s12.1%41

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Arkansas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults37.4%3
High Schoolers22.1%3
10-17 yr-olds20.2%5
WIC 2-4s13.3%28

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California

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults26.2%46
High Schoolers15.9%16
10-17 yr-olds17.1%15
WIC 2-4s15.5%10

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Colorado

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults23.8%49
High Schoolers10.3%43
10-17 yr-olds10.9%45
WIC 2-4s8.1%50

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Connecticut

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.1%39
High Schoolers14.4%27
10-17 yr-olds13.3%32
WIC 2-4s14.4%21

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Delaware

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.4%16
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds16%19
WIC 2-4s16.2%6

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District of Columbia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults23.8%49
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds12.5%37
WIC 2-4s11.4%45

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Florida

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27%44
High Schoolers14%32
10-17 yr-olds17.8%9
WIC 2-4s12.7%34

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Georgia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.1%23
High Schoolers18.3%7
10-17 yr-olds14.9%24
WIC 2-4s12.5%35

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Hawaii

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults25%48
High Schoolers16.4%15
10-17 yr-olds11.1%44
WIC 2-4s9.6%48

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Idaho

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.5%37
High Schoolers12.1%40
10-17 yr-olds12.1%38
WIC 2-4s11.3%47

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Illinois

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.6%30
High Schoolers15.2%21
10-17 yr-olds14.9%24
WIC 2-4s14.8%16

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Indiana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.3%11
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds16.7%16
WIC 2-4s13.0%33

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Iowa

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.9%21
High Schoolers17%10
10-17 yr-olds15.3%22
WIC 2-4s15.2%13

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Kansas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.2%12
High Schoolers15.1%22
10-17 yr-olds10.6%47
WIC 2-4s12.5%35

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Kentucky

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.5%5
High Schoolers18.4%6
10-17 yr-olds23.8%1
WIC 2-4s15.9%7

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Louisiana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.9%9
High Schoolers16.5%14
10-17 yr-olds20.1%6
WIC 2-4s13.2%31

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Maine

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.7%28
High Schoolers14.9%23
10-17 yr-olds13.2%33
WIC 2-4s13.9%26

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Maryland

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.3%25
High Schoolers12.8%37
10-17 yr-olds17.6%10
WIC 2-4s15.6%9

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Massachusetts

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults25.2%47
High Schoolers14.2%29
10-17 yr-olds11.8%41
WIC 2-4s16.4%4

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Michigan

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36%8
High Schoolers15.3%19
10-17 yr-olds17.3%12
WIC 2-4s13.3%28

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Minnesota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.1%34
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds9.9%49
WIC 2-4s12.2%39

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Mississippi

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults40.8%1
High Schoolers23.4%1
10-17 yr-olds22.3%2
WIC 2-4s14.4%21

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Missouri

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.8%13
High Schoolers18.4%5
10-17 yr-olds16.3%17
WIC 2-4s12.3%38

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Montana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.3%41
High Schoolers11.5%42
10-17 yr-olds10.6%47
WIC 2-4s12.1%41

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Nebraska

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.1%18
High Schoolers13.3%34
10-17 yr-olds11.5%43
WIC 2-4s15.2%13

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Nevada

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.6%32
High Schoolers12.3%39
10-17 yr-olds12.9%36
WIC 2-4s11.6%44

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New Hampshire

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.8%27
High Schoolers12.7%38
10-17 yr-olds13.7%30
WIC 2-4s15.8%8

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New Jersey

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adultsnull%0
High Schoolers11.9%41
10-17 yr-olds14%28
WIC 2-4s15.0%15

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New Mexico

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.7%28
High Schoolers15.2%20
10-17 yr-olds15.2%23
WIC 2-4s12.1%41

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New York

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.1%43
High Schoolers13.4%33
10-17 yr-olds10.7%46
WIC 2-4s13.7%27

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North Carolina

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34%19
High Schoolers15.4%18
10-17 yr-olds16.1%18
WIC 2-4s14.2%25

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North Dakota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.8%13
High Schoolers14%31
10-17 yr-olds13.1%34
WIC 2-4s14.3%23

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Ohio

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.8%13
High Schoolers16.8%12
10-17 yr-olds15.7%20
WIC 2-4s12.4%37

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Oklahoma

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.8%4
High Schoolers17.6%8
10-17 yr-olds18.8%8
WIC 2-4s13.1%32

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Oregon

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29%40
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds12.9%36
WIC 2-4s14.7%17

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Pennsylvania

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.2%22
High Schoolers15.4%17
10-17 yr-olds14.5%26
WIC 2-4s12.2%39

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Rhode Island

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30%35
High Schoolers14.3%28
10-17 yr-olds17.5%11
WIC 2-4s15.4%11

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South Carolina

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.4%10
High Schoolers16.6%13
10-17 yr-olds22.1%3
WIC 2-4s11.4%45

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South Dakota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33%24
High Schoolers14.1%30
10-17 yr-olds11.7%42
WIC 2-4s17.1%2

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Tennessee

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.5%5
High Schoolers20.9%4
10-17 yr-olds20.4%4
WIC 2-4s14.6%18

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Texas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34%19
High Schoolers16.9%11
10-17 yr-olds17.3%12
WIC 2-4s14.6%18

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Utah

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.2%38
High Schoolers9.8%null
10-17 yr-olds9.6%50
WIC 2-4s7.9%51

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Vermont

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults26.6%45
High Schoolers13.1%36
10-17 yr-olds14%28
WIC 2-4s14.5%20

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Virginia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.9%26
High Schoolers14.8%24
10-17 yr-olds13%35
WIC 2-4s15.3%12

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Washington

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.3%41
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds11.9%40
WIC 2-4s13.3%28

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West Virginia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults39.7%2
High Schoolers22.9%2
10-17 yr-olds19.6%7
WIC 2-4s16.6%3

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Wisconsin

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.2%17
High Schoolers14.5%26
10-17 yr-olds14.2%27
WIC 2-4s14.3%23

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Wyoming

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.7%36
High Schoolersnull%null
10-17 yr-olds13.7%30
WIC 2-4s9.1%49

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