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Healthy Youth - Childhood Obesity
The prevalence of overweight among children aged 6 to 11 more than doubled in the past 20 years, going from 7% in 1980 to 18.8% in 2004. The rate among adolescents aged 12 to 19 more than tripled, increasing from 5% to 17.1%. This fact sheet provides information about the problem of overweight in children.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
Health and Nutrition