Nutrition and Weight Status

Percentage of children aged 10-17 who are obese (BMI at 95th percentile or above).


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National Comparison (2011-2012): 15.7%

Nebraska Racial/Ethnic Comparison (2011-2012):

  • White NH: 12.1%
  • Black NH: 23.1%
  • Hispanic: 21.8%
  • Other NH: 12.9%

NH = Non-Hispanic

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