Figure 1. Prevalence of obesity in youth. A. Trends in prevalence of obesity by age group in the past decade years (281). B. Obesity prevalence in youth by age, race, and Hispanic origin in United States, generated using data from National health and nutrition examination survey 2015-2018 (n=6710). Obesity was defined as BMI ≥ 95th percentile for youth 2-20 years of age using CDC 2000 growth charts and weight-for-height ≥ 97.7th percentile from birth to 2 years using WHO growth charts (282).