Obesity and Related Indicators - Erie County

2010-2012

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)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.3 N/A N/A 16.2 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 16.4 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 31.7 N/A N/A 33.7 N/A 1st
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 14.5 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.9 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 30.4 N/A N/A 33.0 N/A 1st
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 16.7 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 17.7 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 34.5 N/A N/A 35.0 N/A 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,790 24.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,622 30.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,830 13.1 14.4 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,799 84.4 79.1 Yes 80.7 Yes 2nd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,250 14.2 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 61.4 59.3 No 60.6 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.0 23.1 No 24.3 No 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults who participated in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 80.8 76.3 No 78.9 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.3 27.1 No 27.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 10.5 9.0 No 8.5 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.1 7.6 No 7.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,599 251.3 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,567 40.4 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 4th
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 782 21.7 17.2 Yes 15.3 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 49,266 141.5 152.3 Yes 143.5 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,378 26.8 24.4 Yes 24.4 Yes 4th
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,773 15.8 18.5 Yes 14.4 Yes 3rd

N/A: Data not available

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