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  • Survey: 2019-2020 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: Minnesota vs. Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Physical, Oral Health and Functional Status
  • Question: Indicator 1.4: Weight status (BMI) in 4 categories, age 10-17 years
  • Sub Group: Overweight (85th to 94th percentile) x Mental, emotional, developmental or behavioral problems

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Indicator 1.4: What is the weight status of this child based on Body Mass Index (BMI)-for-age, age 10-17 years?
Child has 1 or more reported MEDB problems, and/or qualifies on CSHCN Screener EBD criteriaChild does not currently have mental, emotional, developmental, or behavioral (MEDB) problems
C.I.7.8 - 19.78.8 - 16.5
Sample Count2155
Pop. Est.19,48244,953
C.I.15.1 - 18.514.6 - 16.7
Sample Count1,7233,686
Pop. Est.1,447,9083,661,990

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

DATA ALERT: The “Mental, emotional, developmental or behavioral problems” subgroup is a composite of 10 conditions among children age 3-17 years (Tourette Syndrome, anxiety problems, depression, behavioral and conduct problem, developmental delay, intellectual disability, speech or other language disorder, learning disability, autism or autism spectrum disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and the CSHCN Screener questions on mental, emotional and behavioral problems. If a child currently has any of these 10 conditions and/or qualifies on the CSHCN Screener, then they are identified as having a mental, emotional, developmental or behavioral problem. The majority of measures have missing values for less than 2% (unweighted) of cases. This measure has missing values for >=2% of cases. To learn about the impact of the missing values on the population count estimates click here.

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2019-2020 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [].