Percentage obese (95th percentile or higher ) - Students (with weight status information in SWSCRS) in 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 Middle and high school students Percentage
Region/County Total 2014-2016
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,930 25,375 15.4
Suffolk 5,651 30,888 18.2
Region Total 9,581 56,263 17.0
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 968 5,092 19.0
Orange 1,314 7,294 18.0
Putnam 302 1,910 15.8
Rockland 885 4,861 18.2
Sullivan 311 1,252 24.8
Ulster 720 3,260 22.0
Westchester 2,317 17,043 13.5
Region Total 6,817 40,712 16.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 676 4,244 15.9
Columbia 153 770 19.8
Greene 173 737 23.4
Rensselaer 508 2,522 20.1
Saratoga 993 6,298 15.7
Schenectady 548 2,638 20.7
Region Total 3,051 17,209 17.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 158 719 21.9
Herkimer 228 1,077 21.1
Montgomery 136 481 28.2
Otsego 207 892 23.2
Schoharie 97 404 24.0
Region Total 826 3,573 23.1
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 323 1,284 25.1
Essex 93 375 24.8
Franklin 220 953 23.0
Hamilton s 15 s
Warren 283 1,283 22.0
Washington 251 994 25.2
Region Total 1,170 4,904 23.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 472 2,068 22.8
Lewis 123 578 21.2
St. Lawrence 480 1,819 26.3
Region Total 1,075 4,465 24.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 268 1,285 20.8
Cortland 203 869 23.3
Madison 233 1,225 19.0
Oneida 825 3,613 22.8
Onondaga 1,467 7,811 18.7
Oswego 654 2,533 25.8
Region Total 3,650 17,336 21.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 714 3,436 20.7
Chenango 223 891 25.0
Delaware 129 639 20.1
Tioga 231 1,018 22.6
Tompkins 217 1,348 16.0
Region Total 1,514 7,332 20.6
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 293 1,274 22.9
Livingston 239 1,095 21.8
Monroe 1,831 10,742 17.0
Ontario 381 2,122 17.9
Schuyler 49 261 18.7
Seneca 161 569 28.2
Steuben 397 1,766 22.4
Wayne 459 1,993 23.0
Yates 74 316 23.4
Region Total 3,884 20,138 19.2
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 184 910 20.2
Cattaraugus 494 2,132 23.1
Chautauqua 507 2,439 20.7
Erie 2,323 13,433 17.2
Genesee 290 1,151 25.1
Niagara 851 3,723 22.8
Orleans 203 807 25.1
Wyoming 106 526 20.1
Region Total 4,958 25,121 19.7
New York State (excluding NYC) 36,526 197,053 18.5

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

Middle and high school students (7th and 10th grades)

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