Change Indicator

Childhood obesity in Maryland

Childhood obesity

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Definition and Source



Children age 10-17 years considered obese or overweight in the state of Maryland.

Data Source

National Survey of Children Health


2011/2012 indicates period of data collection which took place from February 28, 2011-June 25, 2012.

2016: Please note that due to changes in the survey methodology and questionnaire wording, the 2016 data is not comparable to the prior data. Click here for further details 

Last Updated

April 2021