Share of overweight high school students in the United States in 2017, by state
Share of overweight high school students in the U.S. by state 2017
This statistic depicts the share of overweight high school students in the United States in 2017, sorted by state. In that year, 17.5 percent of high school students in Alaska were overweight.
Share of overweight high school students in the United States in 2017, by state
Percentage of high school students
Alabama-
Alaska17.5%
Arizona15.9%
Arkansas18.1%
California15%
Colorado12.3%
Connecticut16%
Delaware16.6%
D.C.18%
Florida14.2%
Georgia-
Hawaii14.2%
Idaho14.7%
Illinois16.1%
Indiana-
Iowa16%
Kansas15.3%
Kentucky16.1%
Louisiana18.3%
Maine16%
Maryland15.2%
Massachusetts14%
Michigan16.3%
Minnesota-
Mississipi-
Missouri15.7%
Montana14.6%
Nebraska16.6%
Nevada14.3%
New Hampshire14.1%
New Jersey-
New Mexico16.4%
New York16.2%
North Carolina15.5%
North Dakota16.2%
Ohio-
Oklahoma16.5%
Oregon-
Pennsylvania15.7%
Rhode Island15.9%
South Carolina16.5%
South Dakota-
Tennessee17.5%
Texas18%
Utah13.2%
Vermont14.1%
Virginia15.5%
Washington-
West Virginia16%
Wisconsin15%
Wyoming-
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Age group

18 years and older

Share of overweight high school students in the U.S. by state 2017
This statistic depicts the share of overweight high school students in the United States in 2017, sorted by state. In that year, 17.5 percent of high school students in Alaska were overweight.
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