Overweight and Obesity – Supplemental Tables

Children Aged 10–17 Who Are Overweight or Obese, by Location and Weight Status, 2011–2012
Location Weight Status Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Underweight = Less than 5th percentile. Healthy Weight = 5th to 84th percentile. Overweight = 85th to 94th percentile. Obese = 95th percentile or above.
Urban Underweight 1,527,342 6.0 0.33%
Healthy Weight 16,151,216 63.9 0.62%
Overweight 3,863,578 15.3 0.46%
Obese 3,737,572 14.8 0.48%
Large Rural Underweight 132,544 4.6 0.50%
Healthy Weight 1,723,567 59.9 1.54%
Overweight 485,575 16.9 1.27%
Obese 537,224 18.7 1.24%
Small Rural Underweight 139,612 4.8 0.58%
Healthy Weight 1,669,897 57.0 1.53%
Overweight 542,083 18.5 1.31%
Obese 577,197 19.7 1.23%
Children Aged 10–17 Who Are Overweight or Obese, by Location and Sex, 2011–2012
Location Sex Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Based on Body Weight Index (BMI) for age.
Urban Male 4,381,043 33.8 0.85%
Female 3,220,107 26.2 0.82%
Large Rural Male 572,136 38.4 2.15%
Female 450,663 32.4 2.21%
Small Rural Male 607,888 40.1 1.99%
Female 511,391 36.2 2.34%
Children Aged 10–17 Who Are Overweight or Obese, by Location and Race/Ethnicity, 2011–2012
Location Race/Ethnicity Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Hispanic 2,001,538 38.8 1.82%
Non-Hispanic White 3,225,312 24.1 0.62%
Non-Hispanic Black 1,602,826 40.7 1.55%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 651,464 26.8 1.89%
Large Rural Hispanic 190,470 49.7 5.36%
Non-Hispanic White 630,550 31.7 1.67%
Non-Hispanic Black 140,694 51.7 5.07%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 52,268 25.4 3.30%
Small Rural Hispanic 145,073 45.4 6.71%
Non-Hispanic White 734,454 35.6 1.65%
Non-Hispanic Black 119,742 44.8 5.14%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 111,012 48.2 4.27%
Children Aged 10–17 Who Are Overweight or Obese, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 1,918,030 43.6 1.70%
100–199% FPL 1,835,313 36.8 1.54%
200–399% FPL 2,040,078 27.9 1.03%
≥400% FPL 1,807,729 21.1 0.78%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 317,578 51.8 3.47%
100–199% FPL 261,219 34.0 3.39%
200–399% FPL 298,112 33.0 2.38%
≥400% FPL 145,890 24.5 2.37%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 337,679 49.6 3.40%
100–199% FPL 338,629 43.6 3.45%
200–399% FPL 302,933 30.3 2.18%
≥400% FPL 140,038 29.6 2.52%

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