Obesity and Related Indicators - Ulster 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 17.4 N/A N/A 16.2 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.8 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 36.2 N/A N/A 33.7 N/A 3rd
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.3 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 18.5 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 36.8 N/A N/A 33.0 N/A 4th
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 16.7 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 20.4 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 37.2 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) 559 26.9 26.6 No 26.3 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 640 30.8 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 412 17.5 14.4 Yes 15.3 Yes 4th
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,033 78.8 79.1 No 80.7 No 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 272 25.7 38.3 Yes 27.9 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 59.6 59.3 No 60.6 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 24.9 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 75.4 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 29.3 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
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 8.5 7.6 No 7.2 No 3rd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,510 215.7 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 181 25.7 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 118 17.2 17.2 No 15.3 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,898 144.9 152.3 Yes 143.5 No 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,009 29.1 24.4 Yes 24.4 Yes 4th
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 845 13.4 18.5 Yes 14.4 No 2nd

N/A: Data not available

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