Children who are overweight or obese

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Definitions: The measure is the percent of children ages 2 through 14 whose BMI (body mass index) is categorized as overweight (85%-94% of normal weight for height) or obese (95% or higher of normal weight for height). The data shown combine multiple years of results from the Colorado Child Health Survey.

Data Source: Child Health Survey, Health Statistics Section, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Footnotes: Health Statistics Regional data provided (http://www.chd.dphe.state.co.us/healthProfiles.aspx).