Percentage overweight or obese (85th 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 overweight or obese Elementary students Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 11,277 36,474 30.9
Suffolk 16,510 46,767 35.3
Region Total 27,787 83,241 33.4
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 2,422 7,366 32.9
Orange 3,448 9,829 35.1
Putnam 712 2,229 31.9
Rockland 3,332 7,916 42.1
Sullivan 811 2,228 36.4
Ulster 1,625 4,616 35.2
Westchester 7,159 25,227 28.4
Region Total 19,509 59,411 32.8
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,902 5,886 32.3
Columbia 431 1,281 33.6
Greene 404 1,146 35.3
Rensselaer 1,191 3,630 32.8
Saratoga 1,683 5,739 29.3
Schenectady 1,209 3,597 33.6
Region Total 6,820 21,279 32.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 364 1,133 32.1
Herkimer 552 1,749 31.6
Montgomery 367 1,189 30.9
Otsego 445 1,495 29.8
Schoharie 261 720 36.3
Region Total 1,989 6,286 31.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 723 1,927 37.5
Essex 224 733 30.6
Franklin 603 1,559 38.7
Hamilton 12 39 30.8
Warren 594 1,743 34.1
Washington 491 1,380 35.6
Region Total 2,647 7,381 35.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,574 4,245 37.1
Lewis 347 878 39.5
St. Lawrence 1,178 3,164 37.2
Region Total 3,099 8,287 37.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 857 2,356 36.4
Cortland 511 1,387 36.8
Madison 605 1,849 32.7
Oneida 2,101 5,867 35.8
Onondaga 4,104 12,041 34.1
Oswego 1,563 4,000 39.1
Region Total 9,741 27,500 35.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,822 5,333 34.2
Chenango 516 1,404 36.8
Delaware 408 1,131 36.1
Tioga 496 1,363 36.4
Tompkins 653 2,148 30.4
Region Total 3,895 11,379 34.2
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 743 2,113 35.2
Livingston 545 1,492 36.5
Monroe 4,592 15,293 30.0
Ontario 893 3,047 29.3
Schuyler 134 400 33.5
Seneca 335 885 37.9
Steuben 956 2,817 33.9
Wayne 928 2,760 33.6
Yates 161 414 38.9
Region Total 9,287 29,221 31.8
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 434 1,489 29.1
Cattaraugus 1,122 3,202 35.0
Chautauqua 1,337 4,083 32.7
Erie 5,816 19,872 29.3
Genesee 577 1,688 34.2
Niagara 2,212 6,350 34.8
Orleans 476 1,262 37.7
Wyoming 260 799 32.5
Region Total 12,234 38,745 31.6
New York State (excluding NYC) 97,008 292,730 33.1

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

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

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