Obesity and Related Indicators - Schenectady 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) 1,006 15.7 N/A N/A 16.5 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,204 18.8 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,210 34.5 N/A N/A 33.8 N/A 2nd
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) 571 15.2 N/A N/A 15.9 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 656 17.4 N/A N/A 16.3 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,227 32.6 N/A N/A 32.2 N/A 2nd
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) 435 16.4 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 2nd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 548 20.7 N/A N/A 18.5 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 983 37.2 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) 459 25.0 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 499 27.2 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 582 14.7 13.6 No 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) 3,074 79.6 83.9 Yes 84.1 Yes 3rd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 19.6 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 63.1 60.5 No 62.3 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 32.8 24.6 Yes 27.4 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not participate in leisure time physical activity in last 30 days (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 22.3 27.1 No 26.2 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults eating 5 or more fruits or vegetables per day (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 30.3 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.8 8.9 No 8.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.6 7.6 No 7.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,614 248.0 221.6 Yes 221.4 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 203 31.2 25.7 Yes 28.6 Yes 3rd
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 113 18.3 17.3 Yes 15.3 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,309 126.6 137.1 Yes 129.6 No 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,371 23.5 23.0 No 22.9 No 3rd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 642 13.4 17.3 Yes 13.8 No 3rd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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