Age-adjusted percentage of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher)

Source:2013-2014 NYS Expanded Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (NYS Counties outside NYC); 2013 NYS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (NYC counties), data as of 2015

  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 20.8 (15.6-26.0)
Suffolk 28.4 (22.7-34.1)
Region Total 24.9 (20.9-28.8)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 31.0 (26.0-36.1)
Kings 24.8 (21.2-28.4)
New York 16.8 (13.3-20.2)
Queens 22.1 (18.3-25.8)
Richmond 23.2 (16.7-29.7)
Region Total 23.3 (21.4-25.2)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 25.5 (19.7-31.3)
Orange 32.5 (26.6-38.3)
Putnam 20.5 (15.2-25.8)
Rockland 23.1 (17.7-28.5)
Sullivan 27.7 (20.4-35.0)
Ulster 26.4 (18.3-34.4)
Westchester 21.0 (16.9-25.1)
Region Total 24.4 (21.9-26.8)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 26.0 (21.8-30.1)
Columbia 24.0 (17.8-30.3)
Greene 31.4 (24.3-38.6)
Rensselaer 26.8 (21.7-32.0)
Saratoga 25.9 (21.7-30.1)
Schenectady 32.8 (27.2-38.5)
Region Total 27.8 (25.5-30.2)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 31.4 (24.9-37.9)
Herkimer 38.2 (30.1-46.3)
Montgomery 30.1 (22.8-37.3)
Otsego 25.9 (18.4-33.3)
Schoharie 28.7 (22.3-35.2)
Region Total 31.2 (27.6-34.8)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 26.8 (21.6-32.1)
Essex 37.0 (30.0-44.1)
Franklin 33.4 (26.6-40.1)
Hamilton 25.9 (17.8-34.0)
Warren 30.5 (22.9-38.2)
Washington 28.4 (22.8-34.1)
Region Total 30.0 (27.0-32.9)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 31.8 (25.9-37.7)
Lewis 33.6 (25.6-41.6)
St. Lawrence 32.7 (26.5-39.0)
Region Total 32.5 (28.5-36.5)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 33.0 (24.8-41.1)
Cortland 30.8 (24.0-37.6)
Madison 32.9 (23.3-42.6)
Oneida 36.6 (30.2-43.0)
Onondaga 27.9 (22.8-33.0)
Oswego 33.8 (27.3-40.3)
Region Total 31.5 (28.4-34.6)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 31.7 (26.0-37.3)
Chenango 38.9 (30.4-47.3)
Delaware 25.8 (17.6-33.9)
Tioga 36.5 (28.7-44.4)
Tompkins 21.1 (15.0-27.2)
Region Total 29.8 (26.3-33.3)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 29.8 (23.6-35.9)
Livingston 32.7 (24.3-41.0)
Monroe 24.5 (20.3-28.8)
Ontario 26.8 (20.5-33.1)
Schuyler 22.9 (16.2-29.6)
Seneca 28.9 (22.6-35.2)
Steuben 32.8 (26.7-39.0)
Wayne 36.8 (28.5-45.2)
Yates 31.9 (25.0-38.7)
Region Total 27.2 (24.4-30.0)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 30.6 (23.9-37.4)
Cattaraugus 33.5 (27.1-40.0)
Chautauqua 32.1 (25.5-38.8)
Erie 30.7 (26.7-34.6)
Genesee 30.8 (23.1-38.6)
Niagara 30.7 (24.5-37.0)
Orleans 38.5 (29.5-47.5)
Wyoming 29.3 (22.1-36.6)
Region Total 31.1 (28.4-33.8)
New York State 24.6 (22.6-26.6)

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