Obesity and Related Indicators - Nassau County

2011-2013

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) 9,812 15.3 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,896 15.5 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,708 30.8 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) 5,379 14.7 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,898 16.2 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,277 30.9 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) 4,289 16.3 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,900 14.8 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,189 31.0 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) 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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,517 21.6 14.3 Yes 15.2 Yes 4th
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,273 75.5 79.9 Yes 81.0 Yes 4th
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,435 36.1 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 56.8 60.5 No 62.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 20.8 24.6 No 27.4 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.8 27.1 No 26.2 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 7.6 8.9 No 8.2 No 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 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,978 239.1 228.0 Yes 228.2 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,284 22.6 26.2 Yes 29.8 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 555 10.2 17.6 Yes 15.7 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 76,349 146.6 143.5 Yes 136.0 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,599 22.0 23.5 Yes 23.6 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,591 14.0 17.9 Yes 14.2 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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