Percentage obese (95th percentile or higher) children (aged 2-4 years) in WIC

Source:2012-2014 NYS Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System Data as of May, 2015

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  Obese children Average WIC children (aged 2-4 years) Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,310 5,312 20.8
Suffolk 4,992 7,655 21.7
Region Total 8,302 12,967 21.3
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 12,261 28,914 14.1
Kings 17,864 50,136 11.9
New York 6,561 17,388 12.6
Queens 12,684 28,507 14.8
Richmond 1,372 3,078 14.9
Region Total 50,742 128,022 13.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 566 1,564 12.1
Orange 1,577 4,612 11.4
Putnam 285 536 17.7
Rockland 1,846 5,650 10.9
Sullivan 369 843 14.6
Ulster 336 745 15.0
Westchester 4,387 8,861 16.5
Region Total 9,366 22,809 13.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 925 2,115 14.6
Columbia 260 508 17.1
Greene 171 376 15.2
Rensselaer 644 1,380 15.6
Saratoga 310 774 13.4
Schenectady 622 1,373 15.1
Region Total 2,932 6,526 15.0
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 176 394 14.9
Herkimer 281 646 14.5
Montgomery 302 538 18.7
Otsego 190 400 15.8
Schoharie 131 285 15.3
Region Total 1,080 2,262 15.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 301 777 12.9
Essex 152 329 15.4
Franklin 261 553 15.7
Hamilton s 24 s
Warren 231 529 14.6
Washington 321 700 15.3
Region Total 1,266 2,912 14.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 722 1,933 12.5
Lewis 156 403 12.9
St. Lawrence 443 1,007 14.7
Region Total 1,321 3,344 13.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 277 625 14.8
Cortland 222 537 13.8
Madison 283 653 14.4
Oneida 1,091 2,542 14.3
Onondaga 1,634 3,964 13.7
Oswego 611 1,310 15.5
Region Total 4,118 9,631 14.3
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 774 2,001 12.9
Chenango 242 605 13.3
Delaware 236 420 18.7
Tioga 249 504 16.5
Tompkins 252 583 14.4
Region Total 1,753 4,112 14.2
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 415 992 13.9
Livingston 166 395 14.0
Monroe 2,292 5,816 13.1
Ontario 348 709 16.4
Schuyler 66 158 13.9
Seneca 119 243 16.3
Steuben 367 871 14.0
Wayne 328 756 14.5
Yates 67 157 14.2
Region Total 4,168 10,098 13.8
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 168 464 12.1
Cattaraugus 330 789 13.9
Chautauqua 654 1,525 14.3
Erie 2,607 7,119 12.2
Genesee 349 812 14.3
Niagara 891 1,774 16.7
Orleans 150 338 14.8
Wyoming 79 214 12.3
Region Total 5,228 13,035 13.4
New York State 90,415 215,718 14.0

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