Obesity and Related Indicators - Rockland 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 16.9 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 33.4 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 14.8 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.1 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 32.9 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 19.1 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.8 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 34.8 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) 2,293 27.8 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,477 17.9 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,726 11.0 14.4 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,544 95.5 79.1 Yes 80.7 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,976 69.0 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 59.8 59.3 No 60.6 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 15.0 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 72.4 76.3 No 78.9 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.4 27.1 No 27.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 8.0 9.0 No 8.5 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 5.5 7.6 No 7.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,253 210.0 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 233 22.2 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 105 10.2 17.2 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,225 117.3 152.3 Yes 143.5 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,593 24.9 24.4 No 24.4 No 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,272 12.6 18.5 Yes 14.4 Yes 2nd

N/A: Data not available

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