State Data

Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009)

Rank Sort by State Sort by Rank
1 Wyoming 9.8 (8.6-11.1)
2 Oklahoma 14.1 (11.5-17.3)
3 Ohio N/A
4 New York 11.0 (9.5-12.8)
5 Nevada 11.0 (9.3-13.0)
6 New Mexico 13.5 (11.1-16.3)
7 New Jersey 10.3 (8.5-12.4)
8 New Hampshire 12.4 (9.9-15.3)
9 Nebraska N/A
10 North Dakota 11.0 (9.6-12.7)
11 North Carolina 13.4 (11.1-16.0)
12 Oregon N/A
13 Pennsylvania 11.8 (10.4-13.4)
14 Rhode Island 10.4 (8.5-12.6)
15 West Virginia 14.2 (12.0-16.8)
16 Wisconsin 9.3 (8.0-10.8)
17 Washington N/A
18 Vermont 12.2 (10.8-13.8)
19 Virginia N/A
20 Utah 6.4 (4.8-8.5)
21 Texas 13.6 (11.9-15.5)
22 Tennessee 15.8 (13.9-18.0)
23 South Dakota 9.6 (7.8-11.9)
24 South Carolina 16.7 (12.7-21.6)
25 Montana 10.4 (8.4-12.8)
26 Mississippi 18.3 (15.9-21.0)
27 Missouri 14.4 (12.4-16.7)
28 Georgia 12.4 (+/- 2.2)
29 Florida 10.3 (+/- 1.1)
30 Delaware 13.7 (+/- 1.5)
31 District of Columbia N/A
32 Connecticut 10.4 (+/- 2.2)
33 Colorado 7.1 (+/- 2.2)
34 California N/A
35 Arizona 13.1 (+/- 1.9)
36 Arkansas 14.4 (+/- 2.6)
37 Alabama 13.5 (+/- 2.4)
38 Hawaii 14.5 (+/- 3.5)
39 Iowa N/A
40 Idaho 8.8 (+/- 1.5)
41 Minnesota N/A
42 Michigan 11.9 (10.6-13.5)
43 Maine 12.5 (11.7-13.3)
44 Maryland 12.2 (9.9-14.9)
45 Massachusetts 10.9 (9.3-12.9)
46 Louisiana 14.7 (12.1-17.7)
47 Kentucky 17.6 (+/- 2.7)
48 Kansas 12.4 (+/- 2.2)
49 Indiana 12.8 (+/- 2.5)
50 Illinois 11.9 (+/- 2.2)
51 Alaska 11.8 (+/- 2.0)
All U.S. statistics from BRFSS data are medians based on three year averages; Number of cases and amount of funding are totals except where noted; Rates and percentages are national averages except where noted. See Data and Methodology for State Data