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Ranked by Highest Obesity Rate: 10-17 yr-olds (2017-2018)

  • Adults (2018)
  • High Schoolers (2017)
  • 10-17 yr-olds (2017-2018)
  • WIC 2-4s (2014)

Highest Obesity Rates Among 10-17 yr-olds (2017-2018)

Alabama

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.2%6
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds16.1%16
WIC 2-4s16.3%10

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Alaska

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.53%34
High Schoolers13.7%25
10-17 yr-olds9.9%49
WIC 2-4s19.1%2

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Arizona

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.5%34
High Schoolers12.3%33
10-17 yr-olds13.2%34
WIC 2-4s13.3%32

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Arkansas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults37.1%3
High Schoolers21.7%1
10-17 yr-olds16.2%15
WIC 2-4s14.4%24

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California

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults25.8%46
High Schoolers13.9%22
10-17 yr-olds15.6%18
WIC 2-4s16.6%6

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Colorado

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults23.0%51
High Schoolers9.5%39
10-17 yr-olds10.7%48
WIC 2-4s8.5%50

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Connecticut

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.4%44
High Schoolers12.7%29
10-17 yr-olds11.5%44
WIC 2-4s15.3%12

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Delaware

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.5%18
High Schoolers15.1%15
10-17 yr-olds15.1%20
WIC 2-4s17.2%3

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District of Columbia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults24.7%50
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds14.3%27
WIC 2-4s13.0%36

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Florida

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.7%27
High Schoolers10.9%37
10-17 yr-olds17.8%8
WIC 2-4s12.7%41

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Georgia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.5%21
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds16.0%17
WIC 2-4s13.0%36

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Hawaii

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults24.9%49
High Schoolers14.2%20
10-17 yr-olds11.5%44
WIC 2-4s10.3%48

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Idaho

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.4%39
High Schoolers11.4%36
10-17 yr-olds12.7%36
WIC 2-4s11.6%47

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Illinois

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults31.8%24
High Schoolers14.8%17
10-17 yr-olds14.2%28
WIC 2-4s15.2%14

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Indiana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.1%15
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds16.6%13
WIC 2-4s14.3%26

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Iowa

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.3%7
High Schoolers15.3%13
10-17 yr-olds16.4%14
WIC 2-4s14.7%21

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Kansas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.4%12
High Schoolers13.1%26
10-17 yr-olds12.2%39
WIC 2-4s12.8%40

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Kentucky

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.6%5
High Schoolers20.2%3
10-17 yr-olds20.8%3
WIC 2-4s13.3%32

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Louisiana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults36.8%4
High Schoolers17.0%8
10-17 yr-olds20.8%3
WIC 2-4s13.2%34

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Maine

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.4%28
High Schoolers14.3%19
10-17 yr-olds14.9%23
WIC 2-4s15.1%15

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Maryland

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.9%25
High Schoolers12.6%31
10-17 yr-olds14.5%24
WIC 2-4s16.5%8

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Massachusetts

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults25.7%47
High Schoolers11.7%35
10-17 yr-olds14.4%25
WIC 2-4s16.6%6

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Michigan

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.0%19
High Schoolers16.7%9
10-17 yr-olds18.9%5
WIC 2-4s13.4%31

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Minnesota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.1%30
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds9.4%50
WIC 2-4s12.3%44

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Mississippi

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults39.5%1
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds25.4%1
WIC 2-4s14.5%23

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Missouri

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.0%9
High Schoolers16.6%10
10-17 yr-olds12.5%37
WIC 2-4s13.0%36

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Montana

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults26.9%45
High Schoolers11.7%34
10-17 yr-olds10.8%47
WIC 2-4s12.5%42

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Nebraska

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.1%15
High Schoolers14.6%18
10-17 yr-olds12.0%40
WIC 2-4s16.9%5

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Nevada

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.5%34
High Schoolers14.0%21
10-17 yr-olds13.7%31
WIC 2-4s12.0%45

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New Hampshire

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.6%33
High Schoolers12.8%27
10-17 yr-olds12.3%38
WIC 2-4s15.1%15

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New Jersey

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults25.7%47
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds15.0%22
WIC 2-4s15.3%12

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New Mexico

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.3%22
High Schoolers15.3%12
10-17 yr-olds16.9%11
WIC 2-4s12.5%42

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New York

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.6%42
High Schoolers12.4%32
10-17 yr-olds14.4%25
WIC 2-4s14.3%26

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North Carolina

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults33.0%19
High Schoolers15.4%11
10-17 yr-olds13.5%32
WIC 2-4s15.0%17

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North Dakota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults35.1%8
High Schoolers14.9%16
10-17 yr-olds13.4%33
WIC 2-4s14.4%24

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Ohio

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.0%17
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds17.1%10
WIC 2-4s13.1%35

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Oklahoma

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.8%10
High Schoolers17.1%7
10-17 yr-olds18.0%6
WIC 2-4s13.8%29

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Oregon

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.9%32
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds11.7%43
WIC 2-4s15.0%17

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Pennsylvania

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.9%25
High Schoolers13.7%24
10-17 yr-olds17.4%9
WIC 2-4s12.9%39

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Rhode Island

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.7%41
High Schoolers15.2%14
10-17 yr-olds14.0%30
WIC 2-4s16.3%10

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South Carolina

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.3%14
High Schoolers17.2%6
10-17 yr-olds17.9%7
WIC 2-4s12.0%45

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South Dakota

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.1%30
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds11.9%41
WIC 2-4s17.1%4

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Tennessee

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.4%12
High Schoolers20.5%2
10-17 yr-olds16.7%12
WIC 2-4s14.9%19

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Texas

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults34.8%10
High Schoolers18.6%5
10-17 yr-olds15.5%19
WIC 2-4s14.9%19

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Utah

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.8%40
High Schoolers9.6%38
10-17 yr-olds8.7%51
WIC 2-4s8.2%51

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Vermont

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults27.5%43
High Schoolers12.6%30
10-17 yr-olds15.1%20
WIC 2-4s14.1%28

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Virginia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults30.4%28
High Schoolers12.7%28
10-17 yr-olds13.2%34
WIC 2-4s20.0%1

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Washington

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults28.7%38
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds11.0%46
WIC 2-4s13.6%30

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West Virginia

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults39.5%1
High Schoolers19.5%4
10-17 yr-olds20.9%2
WIC 2-4s16.4%9

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Wisconsin

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults32.0%23
High Schoolers13.7%23
10-17 yr-olds14.2%28
WIC 2-4s14.7%21

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Wyoming

Obesity rate among:RateRank
Adults29.0%37
High Schoolersn/a
10-17 yr-olds11.8%42
WIC 2-4s9.9%49

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