overweight – youth

Why this is important: Youth who are overweight are at greater risk for physical, social, and psychological problems and are more likely to become overweight or obese adults.

Definition: Percent of youth in grades 8, 10, and 12 who were overweight or obese and defined by body mass index (BMI).

Data Source: Health Youth Survey. Washington State Department of Health. Calculations and presentation of data by Spokane Regional Health District, Data Center.



No trend


Worse than Washington State



No differences by age

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