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) (2009-2011) (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 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,539 270.2 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 204 36.6 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 3rd
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 102 18.7 17.2 Yes 15.3 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,206 130.9 152.3 Yes 143.5 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,288 23.3 24.4 No 24.4 No 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 784 15.2 18.5 Yes 14.4 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

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