Percentage obese (95th percentile or higher) - Students (with weight status information in SWSCRS) in elementary, middle and high school

Source:2014-2016 Student Weight Status Category Reporting System (SWSCRS) Data as of May, 2017

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  Student who are obese Students in elementary, middle and high school Percentage
Region/County Total 2014-2016
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 9,657 61,593 15.6
Suffolk 14,178 76,593 18.5
Region Total 23,835 138,186 17.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 2,006 11,544 17.3
Orange 2,884 16,310 17.6
Putnam 646 4,266 15.1
Rockland 2,026 11,572 17.5
Sullivan 720 3,331 21.6
Ulster 1,506 7,550 19.9
Westchester 6,221 45,581 13.6
Region Total 16,009 100,154 15.9
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,629 9,885 16.4
Columbia 426 2,269 18.7
Greene 367 1,865 19.6
Rensselaer 1,190 6,349 18.7
Saratoga 1,746 12,408 14.0
Schenectady 1,204 6,404 18.8
Region Total 6,562 39,180 16.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 337 1,911 17.6
Herkimer 502 2,704 18.5
Montgomery 356 1,723 20.6
Otsego 420 2,315 18.1
Schoharie 247 1,211 20.3
Region Total 1,862 9,864 18.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 726 3,472 20.9
Essex 263 1,225 21.4
Franklin 563 2,651 21.2
Hamilton 18 78 23.0
Warren 632 3,231 19.5
Washington 551 2,600 21.1
Region Total 2,753 13,257 20.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,167 6,239 18.7
Lewis 337 1,652 20.3
St. Lawrence 1,150 5,217 22.0
Region Total 2,654 13,108 20.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 642 3,344 19.1
Cortland 441 2,129 20.7
Madison 632 3,560 17.7
Oneida 2,060 10,105 20.3
Onondaga 3,227 19,257 16.7
Oswego 1,483 6,554 22.6
Region Total 8,485 44,949 18.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,536 8,642 17.7
Chenango 518 2,433 21.2
Delaware 328 1,891 17.3
Tioga 505 2,896 17.4
Tompkins 475 3,401 13.9
Region Total 3,362 19,263 17.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 633 2,970 21.3
Livingston 477 2,612 18.2
Monroe 4,061 26,421 15.3
Ontario 756 4,874 15.5
Schuyler 66 596 11.0
Seneca 328 1,420 23.0
Steuben 884 4,487 19.7
Wayne 1,009 4,948 20.3
Yates 168 733 22.9
Region Total 8,382 49,061 17.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 415 2,834 14.6
Cattaraugus 1,028 5,245 19.5
Chautauqua 1,212 6,304 19.2
Erie 5,635 35,076 16.0
Genesee 549 2,740 20.0
Niagara 1,846 9,313 19.8
Orleans 440 2,054 21.4
Wyoming 194 1,189 16.3
Region Total 11,319 64,755 17.4
New York State (excluding NYC) 85,223 491,777 17.3

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

All students (elementary - PreK, K, 2nd and 4th grades, middle - 7th grade and high school - 10th grade)

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