Percentage overweight or obese (85th 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 overweight or obese Middle and high school students Percentage
Region/County Total 2014-2016
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 8,430 25,375 33.2
Suffolk 11,242 30,888 36.3
Region Total 19,672 56,263 34.9
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,830 5,092 35.9
Orange 2,629 7,294 36.0
Putnam 621 1,910 32.5
Rockland 1,731 4,861 35.6
Sullivan 544 1,252 43.4
Ulster 1,311 3,260 40.2
Westchester 4,956 17,043 29.0
Region Total 13,622 40,712 33.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,436 4,244 33.8
Columbia 303 770 39.3
Greene 300 737 40.7
Rensselaer 958 2,522 37.9
Saratoga 2,004 6,298 31.8
Schenectady 983 2,638 37.2
Region Total 5,984 17,209 34.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 250 719 34.7
Herkimer 424 1,077 39.3
Montgomery 198 481 41.1
Otsego 373 892 41.8
Schoharie 167 404 41.3
Region Total 1,412 3,573 39.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 548 1,284 42.6
Essex 146 375 38.9
Franklin 398 953 41.7
Hamilton 5 15 33.3*
Warren 503 1,283 39.2
Washington 425 994 42.7
Region Total 2,025 4,904 41.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 878 2,068 42.4
Lewis 251 578 43.4
St. Lawrence 774 1,819 42.5
Region Total 1,903 4,465 42.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 519 1,285 40.3
Cortland 358 869 41.1
Madison 458 1,225 37.3
Oneida 1,441 3,613 39.8
Onondaga 2,671 7,811 34.1
Oswego 1,181 2,533 46.6
Region Total 6,628 17,336 38.2
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,344 3,436 39.1
Chenango 400 891 44.8
Delaware 219 639 34.2
Tioga 409 1,018 40.1
Tompkins 410 1,348 30.4
Region Total 2,782 7,332 37.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 487 1,274 38.2
Livingston 431 1,095 39.3
Monroe 3,635 10,742 33.8
Ontario 735 2,122 34.6
Schuyler 83 261 31.8
Seneca 249 569 43.7
Steuben 709 1,766 40.1
Wayne 787 1,993 39.4
Yates 126 316 39.8
Region Total 7,242 20,138 35.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 319 910 35.0
Cattaraugus 898 2,132 42.1
Chautauqua 956 2,439 39.1
Erie 4,704 13,433 35.0
Genesee 514 1,151 44.6
Niagara 1,532 3,723 41.1
Orleans 345 807 42.7
Wyoming 185 526 35.1
Region Total 9,453 25,121 37.6
New York State (excluding NYC) 70,723 197,053 35.8

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

Note: Data not available for NYC counties

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

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