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Percent of Obese High School Students (City)

Source: CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Department of Health and Human Services)
Topic: HealthSubtopic: Diseases & ConditionsCategory: Obesity
Product: Local StatsDate Updated: September 2018Update Tips
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    * Use caution when using percent change to describe differences between years as they can be very misleading when prevalence estimates are not taken into account.
    Cities for this data series are based on the large urban school districts the CDC surveys.
    The CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey is conducted on a biennially basis.

    Years Available: 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017

    Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/15863

    General Notes: A - symbol represents data that is not available. Data represents percent of high school students who have a greater than or equal to 95th percentile for body mass index, based on sex- and age-specific reference data from the 2000 CDC growth charts.

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