The State of Obesity in Hawaii
From State of Obesity, October, 2018
Hawaii has the third lowest adult obesity rate in the nation, and the 33rd highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17. Hawaii's adult obesity rate is currently 23.8%, up from 15.7% in 2000 and from 8.9% in 1990.
This state profile includes data on adult and childhood obesity, obesity-related health issues, and policy actions Hawaii is taking to prevent and reduce obesity.
According to the most recent data, adult obesity rates now exceed 35% in seven states, 30% in 29 states and 25% in 48 states. View adult obesity rates for all states.
- Adults 23.8% -- Rank 49th
- High Schoolers 14.2% – Rank 20th
- 10-17 yr-olds 13.9% – Rank 33rd
- WIC 2-4s 10.3% – Rank 49th
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LINK: County by County Info
MN: Study: 14% of Hawaii preteens, teens obese