Obesity and Related Indicators - Schenectady County

2011-2013

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) 991 15.9 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,174 18.8 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,165 34.7 N/A N/A 33.9 N/A 2nd
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) 576 16.0 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 633 17.6 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,209 33.6 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) 410 15.5 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 541 20.5 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 951 36.0 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) 459 25.0 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 499 27.2 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 645 14.7 14.3 No 15.2 No 2nd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,563 79.2 79.9 No 81.0 No 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 171 17.2 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 63.1 60.5 No 62.3 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 32.8 24.6 Yes 27.4 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 22.3 27.1 No 26.2 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 30.3 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.8 8.9 No 8.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.6 7.6 No 7.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,576 239.2 228.0 Yes 228.2 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 219 33.3 26.2 Yes 29.8 Yes 3rd
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 114 18.6 17.6 Yes 15.7 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,579 130.8 143.5 Yes 136.0 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,415 24.1 23.5 No 23.6 No 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 638 13.0 17.9 Yes 14.2 Yes 2nd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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