Students with healthy weight
Figures also reveal how many are overweight
We hear a lot these days about how too many Americans, and especially American children, are overweight. But what are the specifics? What percentage of school kids need to lose weight? One way to answer that is to look at the percentage of public-school students who are underweight or at a healthy weight. Here are the figures for California as a whole and Butte County, by race and ethnicity.
Source: Kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health