Obesity and Related Indicators - Rensselaer County

2012-2014

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) 1,037 16.1 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,153 18.0 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,190 34.1 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) 589 16.2 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 602 16.6 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,191 32.8 N/A N/A 33.1 N/A 2nd
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) 431 16.4 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 533 20.2 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 964 36.6 N/A N/A 35.2 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) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 644 15.6 14.0 Yes 15.0 No 4th
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,863 72.8 82.6 Yes 83.2 Yes 4th
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 168 16.1 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 60.9 60.5 No 62.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.8 24.6 No 27.4 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.1 27.1 No 26.2 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 10.0 8.9 No 8.2 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 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,428 244.8 221.9 Yes 222.1 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 166 28.4 25.6 Yes 29.0 Yes 2nd
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 117 21.1 17.4 Yes 15.5 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,713 118.8 135.8 Yes 129.1 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,203 21.2 22.8 Yes 22.9 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 705 13.9 17.1 Yes 13.8 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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