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

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

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  Student who are obese Elementary students Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 5,898 36,474 16.2
Suffolk 8,678 46,767 18.6
Region Total 14,576 83,241 17.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,266 7,366 17.2
Orange 1,825 9,829 18.6
Putnam 343 2,229 15.4
Rockland 1,092 7,916 13.8
Sullivan 452 2,228 20.3
Ulster 839 4,616 18.2
Westchester 3,599 25,227 14.3
Region Total 9,416 59,411 15.8
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 987 5,886 16.8
Columbia 228 1,281 17.8
Greene 220 1,146 19.2
Rensselaer 602 3,630 16.6
Saratoga 795 5,739 13.9
Schenectady 633 3,597 17.6
Region Total 3,465 21,279 16.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 199 1,133 17.6
Herkimer 266 1,749 15.2
Montgomery 171 1,189 14.4
Otsego 198 1,495 13.2
Schoharie 119 720 16.5
Region Total 953 6,286 15.2
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 383 1,927 19.9
Essex 130 733 17.7
Franklin 320 1,559 20.5
Hamilton 5 39 12.8*
Warren 293 1,743 16.8
Washington 251 1,380 18.2
Region Total 1,382 7,381 18.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 786 4,245 18.5
Lewis 195 878 22.2
St. Lawrence 605 3,164 19.1
Region Total 1,586 8,287 19.1
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 503 2,356 21.3
Cortland 239 1,387 17.2
Madison 303 1,849 16.4
Oneida 1,132 5,867 19.3
Onondaga 2,083 12,041 17.3
Oswego 908 4,000 22.7
Region Total 5,168 27,500 18.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 930 5,333 17.4
Chenango 259 1,404 18.4
Delaware 202 1,131 17.9
Tioga 244 1,363 17.9
Tompkins 347 2,148 16.2
Region Total 1,982 11,379 17.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 398 2,113 18.8
Livingston 266 1,492 17.8
Monroe 2,171 15,293 14.2
Ontario 411 3,047 13.5
Schuyler 55 400 13.8
Seneca 181 885 20.5
Steuben 491 2,817 17.4
Wayne 491 2,760 17.8
Yates 92 414 22.2
Region Total 4,556 29,221 15.6
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 220 1,489 14.8
Cattaraugus 571 3,202 17.8
Chautauqua 701 4,083 17.2
Erie 2,730 19,872 13.7
Genesee 279 1,688 16.5
Niagara 1,146 6,350 18.0
Orleans 275 1,262 21.8
Wyoming 134 799 16.8
Region Total 6,056 38,745 15.6
New York State (excluding NYC) 49,140 292,730 16.8

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd & 4th grades)

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