Percentage of Obese Students

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas526.9%
Ashley220.9%
Baxter119.6%
Benton117.4%
Boone119.6%
Bradley529.7%
Calhoun526.4%
Carroll222%
Chicot424.6%
Clark222.2%
Clay425.7%
Cleburne221.1%
Cleveland424.7%
Columbia322.8%
Conway222.1%
Craighead221%
Crawford118.1%
Crittenden322.6%
Cross424.6%
Dallas529.1%
Desha322.9%
Drew221.2%
Faulkner119.7%
Franklin323.4%
Fulton423.9%
Garland119.2%
Grant221%
Greene322.4%
Hempstead526.6%
Hot Spring222%
Howard323.1%
Independence323.1%
Izard119.7%
Jackson425.1%
Jefferson423.9%
Johnson425.5%
Lafayette323.4%
Lawrence323.3%
Lee529%
Lincoln527.5%
Little River526.7%
Logan424.7%
Lonoke118.8%
Madison118.8%
Marion120.1%
Miller322.8%
Mississippi426%
Monroe426.1%
Montgomery322.6%
Nevada526.8%
Newton221%
Ouachita426.1%
Perry120.3%
Phillips526.8%
Pike323.1%
Poinsett425.8%
Polk221.6%
Pope222.2%
Prairie528.3%
Pulaski220.9%
Randolph424.6%
Saline118.6%
Scott221.1%
Searcy425.1%
Sebastian120.1%
Sevier526.4%
Sharp323.3%
St. Francis425.6%
Stone116.3%
Union323.1%
Van Buren322.6%
Washington120.4%
White221.6%
Woodruff530.8%
Yell527.9%

Description

Percentage of Students Assessed in Arkansas Public School District that are obese according to BMI assessments

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percentage of Obese Students 2015-2016. Retrieved Aug 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Center for Health Improvement database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search