Percentage overweight or obese (85th 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 overweight or obese Middle and high school students Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 8,189 26,391 31.0
Suffolk 11,530 32,538 35.4
Region Total 19,719 58,929 33.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,967 5,390 36.5
Orange 2,243 6,270 35.8
Putnam 605 1,817 33.3
Rockland 1,695 4,812 35.2
Sullivan 519 1,174 44.2
Ulster 1,290 3,328 38.8
Westchester 4,630 16,272 28.5
Region Total 12,949 39,063 33.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,254 3,996 31.4
Columbia 353 927 38.1
Greene 320 792 40.4
Rensselaer 964 2,635 36.6
Saratoga 1,434 4,448 32.2
Schenectady 951 2,639 36.0
Region Total 5,276 15,437 34.2
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 246 635 38.7
Herkimer 441 1,132 39.0
Montgomery 276 859 32.1
Otsego 321 919 34.9
Schoharie 181 463 39.1
Region Total 1,465 4,008 36.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 489 1,176 41.6
Essex 199 519 38.3
Franklin 423 952 44.4
Hamilton 6 11 54.5*
Warren 481 1,372 35.1
Washington 389 969 40.1
Region Total 1,987 4,999 39.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 829 2,068 40.1
Lewis 236 565 41.8
St. Lawrence 857 1,845 46.4
Region Total 1,922 4,478 42.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 487 1,300 37.5
Cortland 335 857 39.1
Madison 483 1,375 35.1
Oneida 1,322 3,415 38.7
Onondaga 3,097 8,611 36.0
Oswego 1,170 2,607 44.9
Region Total 6,894 18,165 38.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,398 3,599 38.8
Chenango 421 1,000 42.1
Delaware 255 644 39.6
Tioga 357 922 38.7
Tompkins 420 1,283 32.7
Region Total 2,851 7,448 38.3
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 327 897 36.5
Livingston 456 1,165 39.1
Monroe 3,790 11,851 32.0
Ontario 702 2,076 33.8
Schuyler 104 261 39.8
Seneca 258 604 42.7
Steuben 737 1,864 39.5
Wayne 739 1,822 40.6
Yates 145 364 39.8
Region Total 7,258 20,904 34.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 288 828 34.8
Cattaraugus 705 1,827 38.6
Chautauqua 1,059 2,603 40.7
Erie 5,032 14,119 35.6
Genesee 411 1,128 36.4
Niagara 1,825 4,346 42.0
Orleans 336 791 42.5
Wyoming 200 534 37.5
Region Total 9,856 26,176 37.7
New York State (excluding NYC) 70,177 199,607 35.2

*: 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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