Obesity and Related Indicators - Bronx County

2010-2012

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYC Rate 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,576 29.2 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,400 27.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,571 14.9 14.4 Yes 13.8 Yes 2nd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 66,996 66.3 79.1 Yes 77.9 Yes 4th
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,213 42.4 38.3 Yes 46.2 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 68.0 59.3 Yes 57.9 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 29.1 23.1 Yes 22.6 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults who participated in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 69.2 76.3 Yes 72.7 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 6.3 27.1 Yes 9.4 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 11.3 9.0 No 9.7 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,056 270.0 242.3 Yes 249.3 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 783 21.0 26.9 Yes 19.3 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,019 27.3 17.0 Yes 20.1 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 80,404 210.8 159.9 Yes 173.6 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,170 29.4 24.9 Yes 24.7 Yes 4th
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,536 41.9 18.8 Yes 25.6 Yes 4th

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

~ Definition for this indicator has changed. See: Technical Notes

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