Obesity and Related Indicators - Queens 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) 14,538 27.3 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,595 18.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,500 15.5 14.4 Yes 13.8 Yes 3rd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 77,126 85.8 79.1 Yes 77.9 Yes 2nd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,826 46.1 38.3 Yes 46.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 56.4 59.3 No 57.9 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 20.6 23.1 No 22.6 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who participated in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 71.9 76.3 No 72.7 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 6.8 27.1 Yes 9.4 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 11.0 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) 18,237 242.9 242.3 Yes 249.3 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,375 18.6 26.9 Yes 19.3 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,164 15.8 17.0 Yes 20.1 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 116,168 158.5 159.9 Yes 173.6 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,916 23.1 24.9 Yes 24.7 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,430 18.6 18.8 No 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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