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BMI and Prevalence of Obesity in the United States among Persons 2-19 Years and 20+ Years by Age, Sex and Race/Ethnicity: National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys 1999-2016

Interactive Visualization (AHA Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation)

Examine BMI categories and prevalence of obesity in the United States among persons aged 2 -19 and 20+ years based on estimates from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES). This visualization provides estimates of BMI and obesity categories in the US population by age, sex, and race/ethnicity, and NHANES cycle based on data collected from 1999-2000 to 2015-2016.

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Definitions – BMI Visualizations

BMI Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters BMI in Adults (20+ years) Underweight: < 18.5 BMI Normal weight: 18.5 to < 25.0 BMI Overweight: 25.0 to < 30.0 BMI Obese: ≥ 30 Categories of Obesity in Adults (20+ years) Class 1: 30 to

Screen shot of map from Complete Streets Map pdf

Complete Streets Maps

Map (Smart Growth America)

This resource from Smart Growth America visualizes the progression of Complete Streets policy development between 2006-2017.

CDC Division of Nutrition Map

Health Status and Health Behaviors Data, Trends and Maps

Map (CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity)

Explore information about the health status and behaviors of Americans at the national and state levels with this interactive database’s clickable maps, charts, and tables. Examine data by age, sex, and race/ethnicity for topics such as obesity, breastfeeding, physical activity, and other health behaviors, as well as related environmental and policy data from multiple sources.