Obesity and Related Indicators - Suffolk 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) 13,578 17.7 N/A N/A 16.5 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,178 18.5 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 2nd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 27,756 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) 7,709 16.8 N/A N/A 15.9 N/A 4th
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,435 18.4 N/A N/A 16.3 N/A 3rd
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,144 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) 5,591 18.1 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 3rd
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,651 18.2 N/A N/A 18.5 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,242 36.3 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) 6,048 30.5 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) 4,856 24.5 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,718 21.1 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) 17,908 80.8 83.9 Yes 84.1 Yes 3rd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,873 32.9 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 63.8 60.5 No 62.3 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 28.4 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 27.0 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 26.0 27.1 No 27.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 5.7 8.9 Yes 8.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed angina, heart attack or stroke # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 7.4 7.6 No 7.2 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,358 220.5 221.6 Yes 221.4 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,373 24.8 25.7 Yes 28.6 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 617 11.2 17.3 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 82,439 154.8 137.1 Yes 129.6 Yes 4th
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,444 25.3 23.0 Yes 22.9 Yes 4th
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,020 14.0 17.3 Yes 13.8 No 3rd

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