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created Dec 05, 2013

updated Dec 17, 2013

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This map shows the percentage of students (elementary, middle, and high school) who are obese (95th percentile or higher) by county. The lighter shaded counties have a lower percentage of obese students. The darker shaded counties have a higher percentage of obese students. New York State Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS) were developed in 2012, and annually updated to provide data for over 300 health indicators, organized by 15 health topic and data for all counties, regions and state. For more information, check out: http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/chac/indicators/ or go to the "About" tab.

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community health indicator reports, chirs, obesity, diabetes, health indicator
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New York State Department of Health
Source Link
http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/chac/indicators/
Dataset Summary
Organization
Office of Public Health
Time Period
2013 update including different data years for different indicators
Posting Frequency
Annually
Data Frequency
Annually
Dataset Owner
Office of Public Health Practice
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
County
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Health Indicators
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Data are noted when county statistics are unstable or suppressed due to a small number of events/outcomes.
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Disclaimer
This dataset consists of various types of indicators with different units of measurement such as rates per 10,000 or 100,000 population, and percentages. Therefore, comparison of data across indicators might not be valid.
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Health, Department of
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