Percentage obese (95th percentile or higher ) - Students (with weight status information in SWSCRS) in 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 Middle and high school students Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,900 26,391 14.8
Suffolk 5,740 32,538 17.6
Region Total 9,640 58,929 16.4
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,034 5,390 19.2
Orange 1,174 6,270 18.7
Putnam 307 1,817 16.9
Rockland 818 4,812 17.0
Sullivan 278 1,174 23.7
Ulster 696 3,328 20.9
Westchester 2,161 16,272 13.3
Region Total 6,468 39,063 16.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 656 3,996 16.4
Columbia 186 927 20.1
Greene 180 792 22.7
Rensselaer 533 2,635 20.2
Saratoga 735 4,448 16.5
Schenectady 541 2,639 20.5
Region Total 2,831 15,437 18.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 130 635 20.5
Herkimer 208 1,132 18.4
Montgomery 132 859 15.4
Otsego 160 919 17.4
Schoharie 97 463 21.0
Region Total 727 4,008 18.1
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 269 1,176 22.9
Essex 98 519 18.9
Franklin 245 952 25.7
Hamilton 6 11 54.5*
Warren 256 1,372 18.7
Washington 217 969 22.4
Region Total 1,091 4,999 21.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 454 2,068 22.0
Lewis 130 565 23.0
St. Lawrence 519 1,845 28.1
Region Total 1,103 4,478 24.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 280 1,300 21.5
Cortland 198 857 23.1
Madison 276 1,375 20.1
Oneida 735 3,415 21.5
Onondaga 1,637 8,611 19.0
Oswego 685 2,607 26.3
Region Total 3,811 18,165 21.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 811 3,599 22.5
Chenango 241 1,000 24.1
Delaware 131 644 20.3
Tioga 194 922 21.0
Tompkins 219 1,283 17.1
Region Total 1,596 7,448 21.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 158 897 17.6
Livingston 242 1,165 20.8
Monroe 1,785 11,851 15.1
Ontario 344 2,076 16.6
Schuyler 50 261 19.2
Seneca 153 604 25.3
Steuben 403 1,864 21.6
Wayne 393 1,822 21.6
Yates 86 364 23.6
Region Total 3,614 20,904 17.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 158 828 19.1
Cattaraugus 413 1,827 22.6
Chautauqua 575 2,603 22.1
Erie 2,495 14,119 17.7
Genesee 216 1,128 19.1
Niagara 981 4,346 22.6
Orleans 195 791 24.7
Wyoming 119 534 22.3
Region Total 5,152 26,176 19.7
New York State (excluding NYC) 36,033 199,607 18.1

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

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)

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