Percentage overweight or obese (85th 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 overweight or obese Students in elementary, middle and high school Percentage
Region/County Total 2014-2016
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 19,633 61,593 31.8
Suffolk 27,756 76,593 36.2
Region Total 47,389 138,186 34.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 3,908 11,544 33.8
Orange 5,386 16,310 33.0
Putnam 1,343 4,266 31.4
Rockland 3,963 11,572 34.2
Sullivan 1,302 3,331 39.0
Ulster 2,800 7,550 37.0
Westchester 12,688 45,581 27.8
Region Total 31,390 100,154 31.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 3,263 9,885 33.0
Columbia 806 2,269 35.5
Greene 691 1,865 37.0
Rensselaer 2,301 6,349 36.2
Saratoga 3,679 12,408 29.6
Schenectady 2,210 6,404 34.5
Region Total 12,950 39,180 33.0
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 638 1,911 33.3
Herkimer 971 2,704 35.9
Montgomery 617 1,723 35.8
Otsego 835 2,315 36.0
Schoharie 449 1,211 37.0
Region Total 3,510 9,864 35.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 1,297 3,472 37.3
Essex 488 1,225 39.8
Franklin 1,024 2,651 38.6
Hamilton 25 78 32.0
Warren 1,165 3,231 36.0
Washington 979 2,600 37.6
Region Total 4,978 13,257 37.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 2,250 6,239 36.0
Lewis 652 1,652 39.4
St. Lawrence 1,987 5,217 38.0
Region Total 4,889 13,108 37.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 1,223 3,344 36.5
Cortland 821 2,129 38.5
Madison 1,249 3,560 35.0
Oneida 3,744 10,105 37.0
Onondaga 6,326 19,257 32.8
Oswego 2,735 6,554 41.7
Region Total 16,098 44,949 35.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 2,955 8,642 34.1
Chenango 947 2,433 38.9
Delaware 645 1,891 34.1
Tioga 1,035 2,896 35.7
Tompkins 957 3,401 28.1
Region Total 6,539 19,263 33.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 1,147 2,970 38.6
Livingston 902 2,612 34.5
Monroe 8,269 26,421 31.2
Ontario 1,485 4,874 30.4
Schuyler 164 596 27.5
Seneca 561 1,420 39.5
Steuben 1,696 4,487 37.7
Wayne 1,873 4,948 37.8
Yates 286 733 39.0
Region Total 16,383 49,061 33.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 876 2,834 30.9
Cattaraugus 1,954 5,245 37.2
Chautauqua 2,289 6,304 36.3
Erie 11,591 35,076 33.0
Genesee 1,030 2,740 37.5
Niagara 3,405 9,313 36.5
Orleans 817 2,054 39.7
Wyoming 378 1,189 31.7
Region Total 22,340 64,755 34.4
New York State (excluding NYC) 166,466 491,777 33.8

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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