Obesity and Related Indicators - Rensselaer 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) 1,111 17.4 N/A N/A 16.5 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,190 18.7 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,301 36.2 N/A N/A 33.8 N/A 3rd
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) 656 17.3 N/A N/A 15.9 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 679 17.9 N/A N/A 16.3 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,335 35.2 N/A N/A 32.2 N/A 3rd
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) 450 17.8 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 508 20.1 N/A N/A 18.5 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 958 37.9 N/A N/A 35.8 N/A 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 664 23.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 861 30.6 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 593 14.8 13.6 Yes 14.8 No 3rd
% of children in WIC viewing TV 2 hours or less per day (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,862 73.6 83.9 Yes 84.1 Yes 4th
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 166 17.8 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 60.9 60.5 No 62.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.8 24.6 No 27.4 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 26.1 27.1 No 26.2 No 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 27.2 27.1 No 27.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 10.0 8.9 No 8.2 No 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 9.0 7.6 No 7.2 No 4th
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,408 239.3 221.6 Yes 221.4 Yes 3rd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 157 26.7 25.7 Yes 28.6 Yes 2nd
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 111 19.5 17.3 Yes 15.3 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,733 119.2 137.1 Yes 129.6 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,206 21.2 23.0 Yes 22.9 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 705 13.9 17.3 Yes 13.8 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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