Health System Reported Children
Akron Children’s Hospital 104,599
Care Alliance Health Center 1,106
The MetroHealth System 37,429
Neighborhood Family Practice 3,949
Senders Pediatrics 6,386
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital 102,316

This report includes children from all over Ohio, with 23 counties reporting on at least 100 children. Most children in the report live in one of eight Northeast Ohio counties.

County Reported Children
Cuyahoga 96,008
Summit 40,948
Medina 17,806
Stark 16,640
Portage 13,356
Lorain 11,378
Lake 9,765
Trumbull 8,429
All Other Counties 41,455

See maps showing the locations of children and practices that serve them are available at this link.

Overweight and Obesity in Children

Timely information on height and weight is available for 87% of the children in this report. Among these children, overweight and obesity affects 70,898 children, or 32.0%.

A Closer Look

Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity

Measuring providers’ rates of follow-up for children who are overweight or obese helps spur counseling and referrals and informs improvement opportunities. In this report:

Blood Pressure in Children

Blood pressure results cover 236,179 children between ages 3 and 18, with timely information available for 83% of them. Elevated or high blood pressure was documented in 41,658 children, or 21.3%.