Obesity and Related Indicators - Nassau 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 15.5 N/A N/A 16.2 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 16.0 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 31.5 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 15.3 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 16.4 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 31.7 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 15.8 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.3 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 31.2 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) 3,998 31.7 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,973 23.6 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,408 21.6 14.4 Yes 15.3 Yes 4th
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,192 73.7 79.1 Yes 80.7 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,869 37.9 38.3 No 27.9 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 53.2 59.3 No 60.6 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 16.1 23.1 Yes 24.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 77.7 76.3 No 78.9 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.3 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 5.9 9.0 No 8.5 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 6.4 7.6 No 7.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,166 250.2 242.3 Yes 237.9 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,225 22.2 26.9 Yes 31.4 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 549 10.3 17.0 Yes 15.1 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 83,958 164.7 159.9 Yes 150.9 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,743 24.8 24.9 No 25.0 No 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,860 14.8 18.8 Yes 14.4 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

~ Definition for this indicator has changed. See: Technical Notes

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