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Estimated Percentage of US Youth with Obesity by Age Group, Sex and Race/Ethnicity, Ages 2–19, 2011–2014 NHANES Data 3. Among children ages 2 to 5: About 1 in 16 (6.1 percent) of non-Hispanic white boys had obesity and about 1 in 23 (4.4 percent) of non-Hispanic white girls had obesity.
Adult obesity prevalence by state and territory using self-reported information from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Hispanics (47.0%) and non-Hispanic blacks (46.8%) had the highest age-adjusted prevalence of obesity, followed by non-Hispanic whites (37.9%) and non-Hispanic Asians.
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