Percentage of Overweight Students

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas417.9%
Ashley115.8%
Baxter216.7%
Benton216.5%
Boone317.7%
Bradley115.8%
Calhoun114.4%
Carroll520%
Chicot116.4%
Clark520%
Clay217.2%
Cleburne116.1%
Cleveland317.5%
Columbia217.1%
Conway418%
Craighead217%
Crawford317.3%
Crittenden217.2%
Cross518.8%
Dallas115.5%
Desha418.1%
Drew418.2%
Faulkner116.4%
Franklin216.5%
Fulton519.4%
Garland217%
Grant418.6%
Greene317.3%
Hempstead216.9%
Hot Spring217%
Howard317.5%
Independence519.5%
Izard216.6%
Jackson518.9%
Jefferson317.4%
Johnson216.6%
Lafayette114.1%
Lawrence116.4%
Lee520.1%
Lincoln418.2%
Little River418.3%
Logan116.4%
Lonoke317.6%
Madison115.2%
Marion519.3%
Miller216.7%
Mississippi418.3%
Monroe518.7%
Montgomery216.8%
Nevada317.9%
Newton418.2%
Ouachita520%
Perry518.7%
Phillips317.6%
Pike418.4%
Poinsett317.7%
Polk418.6%
Pope418%
Prairie115%
Pulaski216.5%
Randolph519.6%
Saline317.5%
Scott115.3%
Searcy519.7%
Sebastian116.3%
Sevier519.2%
Sharp317.4%
St. Francis116.2%
Stone114.5%
Union317.7%
Van Buren417.9%
Washington418%
White317.4%
Woodruff418.3%
Yell418.5%

Description

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

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percentage of Overweight Students 2015-2016. Retrieved Aug 17, 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