OBESITY IN NEW YORK:UPSTATE COUNTIES VS.METROPOLITANShannon O’Brien
OVERVIEWUpstate New York Has An Increasingly High             Rate of Obesity Compared to Metropolitan Area, Upstate      ...
UPSTATE VS. METROPOLITAN    County               % Obese or         Median Annual    Upstate              Overweight      ...
UPSTATE OBESITY AND INSURANCEUpstate Population         Excessive Insurance Cost   27.5% are Obese           Annual Medi...
Lewis    Jefferson     St. Lawrence(All Over Albany,      New York    Westchester   Suffolk2009)
MetropolitanUpstate
DISADVANTAGE VS. BENEFITS                        Metropolitan  Upstate                        Higher • Afford             ...
SUMMARY Upstate        Counties have higher obesity rate     Lewis, Jefferson, St. Lawrence         Lower Income-Unheal...
Works CitedAll Over Albany (2009). Rates of overweight/obese in New York State by     county [Image]. Retrieved February, ...
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  1. 1. OBESITY IN NEW YORK:UPSTATE COUNTIES VS.METROPOLITANShannon O’Brien
  2. 2. OVERVIEWUpstate New York Has An Increasingly High Rate of Obesity Compared to Metropolitan Area, Upstate Has a Disadvantage Disadvantages Include Income and Location
  3. 3. UPSTATE VS. METROPOLITAN County % Obese or Median Annual Upstate Overweight Income Lewis 67.7 $43,607 Jefferson 67.7 $44,908 St. Lawrence 67.7 $41,203 County % Obese of Median Annual Metropolitan Overweight Income New York 42.3 $67,161 Westchester 53.6 $80,980 Suffolk 57.0 $85,263 (New Yorks Fattest Counties, 2009) (Sperling’s Best Places, 2010)
  4. 4. UPSTATE OBESITY AND INSURANCEUpstate Population Excessive Insurance Cost 27.5% are Obese  Annual Medical Cost  From 2003 – 2007  $1.5 billion  15% Increase  Cost per Resident Income of 15k-25k  $392  70.5% are Obese(Excellus, 2009)
  5. 5. Lewis Jefferson St. Lawrence(All Over Albany, New York Westchester Suffolk2009)
  6. 6. MetropolitanUpstate
  7. 7. DISADVANTAGE VS. BENEFITS Metropolitan Upstate Higher • Afford HealthierF Income ood Lower • Afford Cheap/ City • Able to Walk Income Unhealthy Setting to Food Destination • More Active Country • Driving to Setting Destination • More Sedentary
  8. 8. SUMMARY Upstate Counties have higher obesity rate  Lewis, Jefferson, St. Lawrence  Lower Income-Unhealthy Diets-Sedentary Lifestyle Metropolitan Area have lower obesity rate  New York, Westchester, Suffolk  Higher Income-Healthier Diets-Active Lifestyles
  9. 9. Works CitedAll Over Albany (2009). Rates of overweight/obese in New York State by county [Image]. Retrieved February, 14, 2012 from http:// alloveralbany.comExcellus. (2009). The Facts About. Retrieved February 13, 2012, from http://www.whec.com/whecimages/obesity_2009.pdfFind The Data. (2012). Retrieved February 13, 2012, from http://county-food.findthedata.org/l/1885/WestchesterSperlings Best Places. (2010). Retrieved February 14, 2012, from http://www.bestplaces.net/find/county.aspx?st=NYYoutube. (2009, November 10). New York State Soda Tax & its Effect on Coke-a-Cola. Retrieved March 25, 2012, from Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wau1X9Ou8ZU

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