Obesity and Related Indicators - Rensselaer 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 16.5 N/A N/A 16.2 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 17.4 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 33.9 N/A N/A 33.7 N/A 2nd
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 17.1 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.7 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 32.8 N/A N/A 33.0 N/A 2nd
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.9 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 19.2 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 35.1 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) 664 23.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 861 30.6 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 654 14.4 14.4 No 15.3 No 2nd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,840 78.2 79.1 No 80.7 Yes 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 253 13.8 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 60.5 59.3 No 60.6 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.1 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 76.4 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 27.2 27.1 No 27.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 9.3 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 9.0 7.6 No 7.2 No 4th
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,547 278.8 242.3 Yes 237.9 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 210 38.6 26.9 Yes 31.4 Yes 4th
Diabetes mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 94 17.7 17.0 Yes 15.1 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,499 138.6 159.9 Yes 150.9 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,397 25.7 24.9 No 25.0 No 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 803 15.7 18.8 Yes 14.4 Yes 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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

For more information on New York State's obesity prevention activities and other chronic disease prevention initiatives, please visit Prevention Agenda Toward the Healthiest State Physical Activity and Nutrition.

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