Percentage overweight or obese (85th 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 overweight or obese Elementary students Percentage
Region/County Total 2014-2016
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 11,431 36,843 31.0
Suffolk 16,144 45,738 35.2
Region Total 27,575 82,581 33.3
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 2,055 6,396 32.1
Orange 2,914 8,953 32.5
Putnam 693 2,315 29.9
Rockland 2,231 6,762 32.9
Sullivan 727 2,050 35.4
Ulster 1,523 4,330 35.1
Westchester 7,816 28,529 27.3
Region Total 17,959 59,335 30.2
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 2,024 6,301 32.1
Columbia 483 1,465 32.9
Greene 377 1,093 34.4
Rensselaer 1,335 3,787 35.2
Saratoga 1,624 6,033 26.9
Schenectady 1,227 3,753 32.6
Region Total 7,070 22,432 31.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 410 1,240 33.0
Herkimer 516 1,585 32.5
Montgomery 416 1,230 33.8
Otsego 440 1,303 33.7
Schoharie 233 726 32.0
Region Total 2,015 6,084 33.1
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 763 2,176 35.0
Essex 269 700 38.4
Franklin 612 1,664 36.7
Hamilton 5 33 15.1*
Warren 619 1,880 32.9
Washington 531 1,565 33.9
Region Total 2,799 8,018 34.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,360 4,134 32.8
Lewis 386 1,044 36.9
St. Lawrence 1,146 3,290 34.8
Region Total 2,892 8,468 34.1
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 714 2,055 34.7
Cortland 456 1,239 36.8
Madison 651 1,973 32.9
Oneida 2,290 6,408 35.7
Onondaga 3,673 11,450 32.0
Oswego 1,554 4,008 38.7
Region Total 9,338 27,133 34.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,622 5,182 31.3
Chenango 545 1,502 36.2
Delaware 387 1,162 33.3
Tioga 502 1,359 36.9
Tompkins 526 2,016 26.0
Region Total 3,582 11,221 31.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 654 1,690 38.6
Livingston 459 1,494 30.7
Monroe 4,779 16,009 29.8
Ontario 747 2,743 27.2
Schuyler 114 373 30.5
Seneca 297 835 35.5
Steuben 952 2,659 35.8
Wayne 1,045 2,952 35.3
Yates 160 417 38.3
Region Total 9,207 29,172 31.5
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 402 1,474 27.2
Cattaraugus 1,035 3,083 33.5
Chautauqua 1,318 3,840 34.3
Erie 5,968 19,785 30.1
Genesee 507 1,551 32.6
Niagara 1,878 5,563 33.7
Orleans 471 1,253 37.5
Wyoming 213 749 28.4
Region Total 11,792 37,298 31.6
New York State (excluding NYC) 94,229 291,742 32.2

*: 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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