Public school students measured as overweight or obese

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Definitions: Data represent the overweight/obesity prevalence rate among public school students (kindergarten, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th grades, and high school).  Overweight/obese was defined as body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to the 85th percentile for children of the same age and sex. Rate is the percent of student under study.

Data Source: Tennessee Department of Education, Office of Coordinated School Health. 

Footnotes: NA = Data not available