Table 5: Comparison of obesity in children aged 2–19 years in the NHANES and KPNC populations in 2009-2010, stratified by race and gender.

NHANES PEDIATRIC BMI ≥ 95th
percentile %
KPNC PEDIATRIC BMI ≥ 95th
percentile %

Both sexes
 White14.0%12.8%
 Black24.3%21.0%
 Hispanic/Latinos21.2%24.6%
Male
 White 16.1%13.8%
 Black 24.3%19.4%
 Hispanic/Latinos 23.4%27.1%
Females
 White 11.7%11.6%
 Black 24.3%22.7%
 Hispanic/Latinos 18.9%22.1%