Percentage obese (95th percentile or higher) - Students (with weight status information in SWSCRS) in elementary, middle and high school

Source:2012-2014 Student Weight Status Category Reporting System (SWSCRS) Data as of July, 2015

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  Student who are obese Students in elementary, middle and high school Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 9,896 63,951 15.5
Suffolk 14,353 79,271 18.1
Region Total 24,249 143,222 16.9
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 2,302 12,788 18.0
Orange 3,045 16,014 19.0
Putnam 650 4,053 16.0
Rockland 1,911 12,730 15.0
Sullivan 739 3,490 21.2
Ulster 1,528 7,955 19.2
Westchester 5,708 41,627 13.7
Region Total 15,883 98,657 16.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,701 9,995 17.0
Columbia 414 2,213 18.7
Greene 404 1,945 20.8
Rensselaer 1,153 6,423 18.0
Saratoga 1,496 10,157 14.7
Schenectady 1,174 6,238 18.8
Region Total 6,342 36,971 17.2
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 357 1,829 19.5
Herkimer 490 2,954 16.6
Montgomery 308 2,062 14.9
Otsego 391 2,455 15.9
Schoharie 237 1,262 18.8
Region Total 1,783 10,562 16.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 663 3,125 21.2
Essex 272 1,414 19.2
Franklin 566 2,516 22.5
Hamilton 30 164 18.3
Warren 559 3,149 17.8
Washington 476 2,399 19.8
Region Total 2,566 12,767 20.1
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,247 6,322 19.7
Lewis 331 1,462 22.6
St. Lawrence 1,140 5,056 22.5
Region Total 2,718 12,840 21.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 755 3,523 21.4
Cortland 437 2,287 19.1
Madison 681 3,549 19.2
Oneida 1,879 9,334 20.1
Onondaga 3,739 20,591 18.2
Oswego 1,513 6,545 23.1
Region Total 9,004 45,829 19.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,741 8,959 19.4
Chenango 481 2,400 20.0
Delaware 344 1,784 19.3
Tioga 438 2,298 19.1
Tompkins 502 3,364 14.9
Region Total 3,506 18,805 18.6
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 557 3,019 18.4
Livingston 514 2,691 19.1
Monroe 4,316 29,838 14.5
Ontario 769 5,206 14.8
Schuyler 109 677 16.1
Seneca 395 1,842 21.4
Steuben 903 4,738 19.1
Wayne 898 4,812 18.7
Yates 178 777 22.9
Region Total 8,639 53,600 16.1
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 416 2,421 17.2
Cattaraugus 994 5,065 19.6
Chautauqua 1,285 6,648 19.3
Erie 5,250 34,068 15.4
Genesee 495 2,803 17.7
Niagara 2,164 10,785 20.1
Orleans 470 2,066 22.7
Wyoming 252 1,336 18.9
Region Total 11,326 65,192 17.4
New York State (excluding NYC) 86,016 498,445 17.3

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

All students (elementary - PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades, middle - 7th grade and high school - 10th grade)

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