Childhood Obesity for persons aged 2-19 years is defined as a Body Mass Index at or above the 95th percentile for children of the same age and sex.
Department of Health Data
- A report that tracks the progress of
public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.
- Growth Screens / BMI-for-age percentile
- Report containing BMI data with percentiles showing percent of students underweight, normal weight, at risk for overweight, and overweight or obese.
External Data Sources
Trends in Childhood Obesity (CDC)
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS - CDC)