TABLE 1

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents, 2015–2016

TotalOverweightClass I ObesityClass II ObesityClass III Obesity
n = 3340n = 1213n = 652n = 213n = 73
n%%95% CIP%95% CIP%95% CIP%95% CIP
Total35.131.9 to 38.418.515.8 to 21.26.04.3 to 7.61.91.0 to 2.9
Age
 2–5 y81420.726.021.3 to 30.7.00513.711.4 to 16.0.2391.80.6 to 3.00.0060.2−0.1 to 0.4.059
 6–8 y65517.232.827.1 to 38.518.813.1 to 24.55.13.2 to 7.11.40.5 to 2.3
 9–11 y61316.535.630.7 to 40.618.514.8 to 22.35.32.9 to 7.71.00.4 to 1.7
 12–15 y67524.938.732.7 to 44.720.615.6 to 25.67.54.2 to 10.82.20.9 to 3.4
 16–19 y58320.741.537.1 to 45.920.515.5 to 25.59.55.8 to 13.14.51.7 to 7.4
Sex
 Female164448.935.531.6 to 39.5.69117.815.3 to 20.3.4085.23.3 to 7.10.2431.80.8 to 2.8.668
 Male169651.134.831.1 to 38.419.115.5 to 22.76.74.4 to 8.92.00.9 to 3.2
Race
 White92551.929.927.4 to 32.4<.00114.111.8 to 16.5<.0013.92.8 to 5.0<0.0011.10.2 to 2.0.001
 African American76713.937.832.4 to 43.122.216.4 to 27.99.06.0 to 12.13.81.8 to 5.9
 Hispanic112623.945.941.8 to 50.025.822.6 to 29.09.16.7 to 11.63.32.0 to 4.6
 Asian American2884.723.217.8 to 28.710.76.8 to 14.61.4−0.3 to 3.10.0
 Other2345.641.531.7 to 51.225.313.3 to 37.37.60.0 to 15.30.7−0.3 to 1.6
  • —, not applicable.