Obesity and Related Indicators - Nassau County

2013-2015

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
All students (elementary - PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades, middle - 7th grade and high school - 10th grade) with weight status information in SWSCRS
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,976 16.1 N/A N/A 16.5 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,657 15.6 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,633 31.8 N/A N/A 33.8 N/A 1st
Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades) with weight status information in SWSCRS
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,656 15.3 N/A N/A 15.9 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,775 15.6 N/A N/A 16.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,431 31.0 N/A N/A 32.2 N/A 1st
Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades) with weight status information in SWSCRS
% overweight but not obese (85th-less than 95th percentile) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,500 17.7 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,930 15.4 N/A N/A 18.5 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,430 33.2 N/A N/A 35.8 N/A 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,998 31.7 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,973 23.6 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,972 19.6 13.6 Yes 14.8 Yes 4th
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,679 82.2 83.9 Yes 84.1 Yes 3rd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,263 34.8 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 56.8 60.5 No 62.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 20.8 24.6 No 27.4 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.8 27.1 No 26.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.3 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.6 8.9 No 8.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 6.4 7.6 No 7.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,656 227.5 221.6 Yes 221.4 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,305 22.1 25.7 Yes 28.6 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 522 9.3 17.3 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 73,304 139.0 137.1 Yes 129.6 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,415 21.4 23.0 Yes 22.9 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,206 13.1 17.3 Yes 13.8 Yes 2nd

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