Obesity and Related Indicators - Suffolk 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) 13,625 17.2 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,353 18.1 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 27,978 35.3 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) 7,832 16.7 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,678 18.6 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,510 35.3 N/A N/A 33.1 N/A 3rd
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) 5,790 17.8 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,740 17.6 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,530 35.4 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) 6,048 30.5 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,856 24.5 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,992 21.7 14.0 Yes 15.0 Yes 4th
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,583 79.2 82.6 Yes 83.2 Yes 3rd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,988 33.3 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 63.8 60.5 No 62.3 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.4 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 27.0 27.1 No 26.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.0 27.1 No 27.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 5.7 8.9 Yes 8.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.4 7.6 No 7.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,096 220.6 221.9 Yes 222.1 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,333 24.5 25.6 Yes 29.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 631 11.8 17.4 Yes 15.5 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 82,176 154.3 135.8 Yes 129.1 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,407 25.2 22.8 Yes 22.9 Yes 4th
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,971 14.0 17.1 Yes 13.8 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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