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

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

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  Student who are obese Elementary students Percentage
Region/County Total 2014-2016
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 5,775 36,843 15.6
Suffolk 8,435 45,738 18.4
Region Total 14,210 82,581 17.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,019 6,396 15.9
Orange 1,518 8,953 16.9
Putnam 342 2,315 14.7
Rockland 1,139 6,762 16.8
Sullivan 385 2,050 18.7
Ulster 820 4,330 18.9
Westchester 3,870 28,529 13.5
Region Total 9,093 59,335 15.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,033 6,301 16.3
Columbia 258 1,465 17.6
Greene 186 1,093 17.0
Rensselaer 679 3,787 17.9
Saratoga 721 6,033 11.9
Schenectady 656 3,753 17.4
Region Total 3,533 22,432 15.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 196 1,240 15.8
Herkimer 262 1,585 16.5
Montgomery 220 1,230 17.8
Otsego 228 1,303 17.4
Schoharie 134 726 18.4
Region Total 1,040 6,084 17.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 424 2,176 19.4
Essex 137 700 19.5
Franklin 333 1,664 20.0
Hamilton 5 33 15.1*
Warren 309 1,880 16.4
Washington 286 1,565 18.2
Region Total 1,494 8,018 18.6
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 689 4,134 16.6
Lewis 206 1,044 19.7
St. Lawrence 658 3,290 20.0
Region Total 1,553 8,468 18.3
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 379 2,055 18.4
Cortland 238 1,239 19.2
Madison 364 1,973 18.4
Oneida 1,230 6,408 19.1
Onondaga 1,780 11,450 15.5
Oswego 829 4,008 20.6
Region Total 4,820 27,133 17.7
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 818 5,182 15.7
Chenango 301 1,502 20.0
Delaware 192 1,162 16.5
Tioga 235 1,359 17.2
Tompkins 237 2,016 11.7
Region Total 1,783 11,221 15.8
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 340 1,690 20.1
Livingston 230 1,494 15.3
Monroe 2,324 16,009 14.5
Ontario 373 2,743 13.5
Schuyler 53 373 14.2
Seneca 168 835 20.1
Steuben 474 2,659 17.8
Wayne 518 2,952 17.5
Yates 94 417 22.5
Region Total 4,574 29,172 15.6
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 176 1,474 11.9
Cattaraugus 520 3,083 16.8
Chautauqua 689 3,840 17.9
Erie 2,743 19,785 13.8
Genesee 256 1,551 16.5
Niagara 995 5,563 17.8
Orleans 237 1,253 18.9
Wyoming 96 749 12.8
Region Total 5,712 37,298 15.3
New York State (excluding NYC) 47,812 291,742 16.3

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

Elementary students (PreK, K, 2nd & 4th grades)

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