Obesity and Related Indicators - Westchester 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) 6,467 14.1 N/A N/A 16.5 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,221 13.6 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,688 27.8 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) 3,946 13.8 N/A N/A 15.9 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,870 13.5 N/A N/A 16.3 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,816 27.3 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) 2,639 15.4 N/A N/A 17.3 N/A 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher ) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,317 13.5 N/A N/A 18.5 N/A 1st
% overweight or obese (85th percentile or higher) # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,956 29.0 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) 4,711 30.9 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) 3,622 23.8 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% obese (95th percentile or higher) children in WIC (aged 2-4 years) (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,115 16.1 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) 20,436 82.4 83.9 Yes 84.1 Yes 3rd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,252 45.0 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults overweight or obese (BMI 25 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 58.2 60.5 No 62.3 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 21.0 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 21.7 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 30.6 27.1 No 27.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with physician diagnosed diabetes (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 6.0 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 5.2 7.6 No 7.2 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,449 181.8 221.6 Yes 221.4 Yes 1st
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 869 21.6 25.7 Yes 28.6 Yes 1st
Diabetes mortality (Table) (Trend) (Map) 405 10.4 17.3 Yes 15.3 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted hospitalization rate per 100,000
Cardiovascular disease hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43,020 119.1 137.1 Yes 129.6 Yes 2nd
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,334 20.2 23.0 Yes 22.9 Yes 2nd
Diabetes hospitalizations (primary diagnosis) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,225 12.8 17.3 Yes 13.8 Yes 2nd

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