Percentage of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher)

Source:2010-2012 NYS Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System - WIC Program Data as of July, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Pre-pregnancy obese women Average WIC births Crude
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 95 84 95 274 286 32.0
Cattaraugus 157 187 194 538 561 31.9
Chautauqua 307 300 361 968 1,059 30.5
Erie 1,524 1,513 1,585 4,622 5,126 30.1
Genesee 166 160 156 482 567 28.3
Niagara 359 363 363 1,085 1,224 29.5
Orleans 84 70 75 229 223 34.2
Wyoming 52 52 48 152 158 32.0
Region Total 2,744 2,729 2,877 8,350 9,204 30.2
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 246 243 249 738 740 33.3
Livingston 88 104 93 285 288 33.0
Monroe 1,238 1,191 1,276 3,705 4,002 30.9
Ontario 157 153 140 450 494 30.4
Schuyler 68 52 60 180 181 33.1
Seneca 35 38 45 118 105 37.3
Steuben 229 173 209 611 653 31.2
Wayne 156 159 144 459 488 31.4
Yates 41 48 48 137 117 39.1
Region Total 2,258 2,161 2,264 6,683 7,068 31.5
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 161 146 154 461 485 31.7
Cortland 112 116 108 336 336 33.4
Herkimer 122 131 124 377 433 29.0
Jefferson 434 392 440 1,266 1,479 28.5
Lewis 93 80 92 265 254 34.8
Madison 144 150 138 432 457 31.5
Oneida 453 437 476 1,366 1,623 28.1
Onondaga 863 874 840 2,577 2,959 29.0
Oswego 290 266 310 866 922 31.3
St. Lawrence 37 47 48 132 158 27.8
Tompkins 107 105 141 353 439 26.8
Region Total 2,816 2,744 2,871 8,431 9,545 29.4
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 422 472 451 1,345 1,340 33.5
Chenango 194 223 198 615 656 31.3
Tioga 115 124 99 338 330 34.2
Region Total 731 819 748 2,298 2,325 32.9
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 446 433 426 1,305 1,481 29.4
Clinton 206 182 170 558 505 36.8
Columbia 109 89 86 284 335 28.3
Delaware 86 76 68 230 252 30.5
Essex 66 63 55 184 211 29.0
Franklin 102 102 138 342 350 32.5
Fulton 117 101 92 310 301 34.4
Greene 72 74 74 220 255 28.7
Hamilton 6 8 8 22 23 31.9
Montgomery 128 128 126 382 365 34.9
Otsego 98 93 92 283 290 32.5
Rensselaer 271 282 308 861 937 30.6
Saratoga 136 152 128 416 402 34.5
Schenectady 190 152 157 499 611 27.2
Schoharie 293 286 325 904 1,009 29.9
Warren 116 108 123 347 352 32.9
Washington 142 142 134 418 439 31.8
Region Total 2,584 2,471 2,510 7,565 8,119 31.1
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 350 317 320 987 1,120 29.4
Orange 612 623 680 1,915 2,577 24.8
Putnam 63 57 74 194 271 23.9
Rockland 470 513 494 1,477 2,748 17.9
Sullivan 144 157 186 487 574 28.3
Ulster 205 200 235 640 692 30.8
Westchester 1,203 1,228 1,191 3,622 5,081 23.8
Region Total 3,047 3,095 3,180 9,322 13,063 23.8
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 4,932 4,690 4,778 14,400 17,781 27.0
Kings 6,051 6,118 6,310 18,479 30,197 20.4
New York 2,645 2,458 2,284 7,387 12,140 20.3
Queens 3,162 3,165 3,268 9,595 17,748 18.0
Richmond 573 508 557 1,638 2,203 24.8
Region Total 17,363 16,939 17,197 51,499 80,069 21.4
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 940 977 1,056 2,973 4,207 23.6
Suffolk 1,648 1,583 1,625 4,856 6,609 24.5
Region Total 2,588 2,560 2,681 7,829 10,816 24.1
New York State 34,131 33,518 34,328 101,977 140,209 24.2

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