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) (2009-2011) (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 4th
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 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 participated in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 77.7 76.3 No 78.9 No 3rd
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 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,282 248.3 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,279 22.9 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 568 10.5 17.2 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 79,746 155.3 152.3 Yes 143.5 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,187 23.5 24.4 Yes 24.4 Yes 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,728 14.5 18.5 Yes 14.4 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

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