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) (2009-2011) (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 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,824 261.3 234.6 Yes 236.1 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 795 21.2 26.9 Yes 19.8 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 994 26.4 17.2 Yes 20.4 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 77,598 201.3 152.3 Yes 165.9 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,017 28.7 24.4 Yes 24.3 Yes 4th
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,873 39.9 18.5 Yes 25.0 Yes 4th

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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