Obesity and Related Indicators - Essex 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 17.3 N/A N/A 16.2 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.8 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 36.0 N/A N/A 33.7 N/A 3rd
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.8 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.3 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 34.1 N/A N/A 33.0 N/A 3rd
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 16.3 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.6 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 34.9 N/A N/A 35.0 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) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 177 15.2 14.4 No 15.3 No 3rd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,197 94.9 79.1 Yes 80.7 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 91 20.2 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 64.3 59.3 No 60.6 No 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 24.9 23.1 No 24.3 No 2nd
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 30.6 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 10.4 9.0 No 8.5 No 3rd
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) 361 204.5 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 47 25.9 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39 22.7 17.2 Yes 15.3 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,719 100.1 152.3 Yes 143.5 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 260 14.8 24.4 Yes 24.4 Yes 1st
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 131 9.1 18.5 Yes 14.4 Yes 1st

N/A: Data not available

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