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.


Getting worse


Similar to Washington State


Differences by race and education

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