Spokane Obesity Rates

  • 1 in 4 adults are obese (obesity is defined as BMI > 30)
  • 1 in 10 children are obese
  • Children with dental decay – 62%(2005)  up from 49% (year 2000).
  • Obesity rate in the State of Washington 25.4%.

Source: Spokane Regional Health District

Chart showing national obesity rates – this CDC chart is somewhat misleading in that it uses 0% to 25%, and then very narrow bands between 25% and 31% and then 31% to 100%. As best I can tell, Spokane’s obesity rate is about average for the country.

Source:  CDC


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