Obesity and Related Indicators - Essex 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) 242 17.1 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 272 19.2 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 514 36.4 N/A N/A 33.9 N/A 3rd
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) 94 12.8 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 130 17.7 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 224 30.6 N/A N/A 33.1 N/A 1st
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) 101 19.5 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 98 18.9 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 199 38.3 N/A N/A 35.2 N/A 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 137 21.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 29.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 152 15.4 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) 854 90.7 82.6 Yes 83.2 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) s s 39.0 N/A 27.5 N/A N/A
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 68.6 60.5 Yes 62.3 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 37.0 24.6 Yes 27.4 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 23.8 27.1 No 26.2 No 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 30.6 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 5.4 8.9 Yes 8.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.9 7.6 No 7.2 No 3rd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 401 214.4 221.9 Yes 222.1 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 48 25.0 25.6 No 29.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 38 21.5 17.4 Yes 15.5 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,509 84.1 135.8 Yes 129.1 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 224 12.2 22.8 Yes 22.9 Yes 1st
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 125 9.0 17.1 Yes 13.8 Yes 1st

N/A: Data not available

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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