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Overweight students between 9th and 12th grade

Description

This information represents the percentage of children between 9th to 12th grade who were overweight at the time of the survey. Overweight in children under 18 years is define as as a percentile of Body Mass Index (BMI) grater or equal than 85 and lower than 9...Read more

Methodology

The Youth Behavioral Risk Survey collects this information using a stratified multistage sampling to obtain a representative sample of students within 9th and 12th grade in public schools in the 50 states, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. For more informa...Read more

Overweight students between 9th and 12th grade

Puerto Rico

This territory ranks 36 out of all the other territories.

  • Value14.0%

Alaska

This territory ranks 11 out of all the other territories.

  • Value16.7%