Obesity and Related Indicators - Westchester 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) 6,083 14.6 N/A N/A 16.7 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,708 13.7 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,791 28.3 N/A N/A 33.9 N/A 1st
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) 3,560 14.1 N/A N/A 16.4 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,599 14.3 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,159 28.4 N/A N/A 33.1 N/A 1st
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) 2,469 15.2 N/A N/A 17.1 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,161 13.3 N/A N/A 18.1 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,630 28.5 N/A N/A 35.2 N/A 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,711 30.9 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,622 23.8 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,387 16.5 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) 20,546 80.8 82.6 Yes 83.2 Yes 3rd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,317 45.2 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 58.2 60.5 No 62.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 21.0 24.6 No 27.4 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 21.7 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 30.6 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 6.0 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 5.2 7.6 No 7.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,660 190.0 221.9 Yes 222.1 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 883 22.3 25.6 Yes 29.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 389 10.2 17.4 Yes 15.5 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 42,778 118.4 135.8 Yes 129.1 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,295 20.1 22.8 Yes 22.9 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,182 12.7 17.1 Yes 13.8 Yes 2nd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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