Obesity and Related Indicators - Westchester 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 14.9 N/A N/A 16.2 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 14.0 N/A N/A 17.6 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 28.9 N/A N/A 33.7 N/A 1st
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 14.3 N/A N/A 15.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 14.0 N/A N/A 17.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 28.3 N/A N/A 33.0 N/A 1st
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A 15.9 N/A N/A 16.8 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A 13.8 N/A N/A 18.2 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A 29.7 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) 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) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,954 16.8 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) 24,272 75.5 79.1 Yes 80.7 Yes 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,832 47.7 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 58.6 59.3 No 60.6 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 19.9 23.1 No 24.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who participated in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 79.0 76.3 No 78.9 No 2nd
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 7.2 9.0 No 8.5 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) 7,632 198.1 234.6 Yes 233.6 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 929 24.6 26.9 Yes 31.0 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 394 10.8 17.2 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 45,894 131.3 152.3 Yes 143.5 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,777 22.1 24.4 Yes 24.4 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,412 13.7 18.5 Yes 14.4 Yes 2nd

N/A: Data not available

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