Percentage overweight or obese (85th 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 overweight or obese Students in elementary, middle and high school Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 19,708 63,951 30.8
Suffolk 27,978 79,271 35.3
Region Total 47,686 143,222 33.3
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 4,393 12,788 34.4
Orange 5,738 16,014 35.8
Putnam 1,322 4,053 32.6
Rockland 5,032 12,730 39.5
Sullivan 1,345 3,490 38.5
Ulster 2,908 7,955 36.6
Westchester 11,791 41,627 28.3
Region Total 32,529 98,657 33.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 3,254 9,995 32.6
Columbia 807 2,213 36.5
Greene 729 1,945 37.5
Rensselaer 2,190 6,423 34.1
Saratoga 3,078 10,157 30.3
Schenectady 2,165 6,238 34.7
Region Total 12,223 36,971 33.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 645 1,829 35.3
Herkimer 1,039 2,954 35.2
Montgomery 652 2,062 31.6
Otsego 807 2,455 32.9
Schoharie 488 1,262 38.7
Region Total 3,631 10,562 34.4
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 1,227 3,125 39.3
Essex 514 1,414 36.4
Franklin 1,027 2,516 40.8
Hamilton 60 164 36.6
Warren 1,087 3,149 34.5
Washington 918 2,399 38.3
Region Total 4,833 12,767 37.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 2,417 6,322 38.2
Lewis 592 1,462 40.5
St. Lawrence 2,078 5,056 41.1
Region Total 5,087 12,840 39.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 1,293 3,523 36.7
Cortland 854 2,287 37.3
Madison 1,245 3,549 35.1
Oneida 3,446 9,334 36.9
Onondaga 7,228 20,591 35.1
Oswego 2,653 6,545 40.5
Region Total 16,719 45,829 36.5
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 3,223 8,959 36.0
Chenango 914 2,400 38.1
Delaware 673 1,784 37.7
Tioga 857 2,298 37.3
Tompkins 1,009 3,364 30.0
Region Total 6,676 18,805 35.5
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 1,071 3,019 35.5
Livingston 1,010 2,691 37.5
Monroe 9,014 29,838 30.2
Ontario 1,623 5,206 31.2
Schuyler 242 677 35.7
Seneca 711 1,842 38.6
Steuben 1,717 4,738 36.2
Wayne 1,748 4,812 36.3
Yates 305 777 39.3
Region Total 17,441 53,600 32.5
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 784 2,421 32.4
Cattaraugus 1,867 5,065 36.9
Chautauqua 2,408 6,648 36.2
Erie 10,873 34,068 31.9
Genesee 991 2,803 35.4
Niagara 4,085 10,785 37.9
Orleans 814 2,066 39.4
Wyoming 464 1,336 34.7
Region Total 22,286 65,192 34.2
New York State (excluding NYC) 169,111 498,445 33.9

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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