Obesity and Related Indicators - Albany County

2012-2014

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
All students (elementary - PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades, middle - 7th grade and high school - 10th grade) with weight status information in SWSCRS
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,553 15.5 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,701 17.0 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,254 32.6 N/A N/A 33.9 N/A 1st
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades) with weight status information in SWSCRS (2012-2014)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 915 15.5 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 987 16.8 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,902 32.3 N/A N/A 33.1 N/A 2nd
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades) with weight status information in SWSCRS (2012-2014)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 598 15.0 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 656 16.4 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,254 31.4 N/A N/A 35.2 N/A 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,129 25.4 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,305 29.4 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 925 14.6 14.0 No 15.0 No 3rd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,238 73.8 82.6 Yes 83.2 Yes 4th
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 335 23.0 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 63.6 60.5 No 62.3 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.0 24.6 No 27.4 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 21.7 27.1 No 26.2 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 23.9 27.1 No 27.7 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 8.8 8.9 No 8.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 8.0 7.6 No 7.2 No 3rd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,573 214.0 221.9 Yes 222.1 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 314 26.1 25.6 Yes 29.0 Yes 2nd
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 169 14.9 17.4 Yes 15.5 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,097 110.3 135.8 Yes 129.1 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,166 19.5 22.8 Yes 22.9 Yes 1st
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,277 13.0 17.1 Yes 13.8 No 2nd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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