Percentage of Students Overweight or Obese

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas544.8%
Ashley136.8%
Baxter136.3%
Benton133.8%
Boone136.3%
Bradley545.1%
Calhoun340.7%
Carroll442%
Chicot341%
Clark442.2%
Clay442.8%
Cleburne137.2%
Cleveland442.2%
Columbia339.9%
Conway340.1%
Craighead238%
Crawford135.5%
Crittenden339.8%
Cross443.5%
Dallas544.5%
Desha551%
Drew239.4%
Faulkner136.1%
Franklin339.9%
Fulton443.4%
Garland136.2%
Grant239.7%
Greene239.7%
Hempstead443.5%
Hot Spring239%
Howard340.7%
Independence442.6%
Izard136.3%
Jackson444%
Jefferson341.3%
Johnson442.1%
Lafayette237.5%
Lawrence239.7%
Lee549%
Lincoln545.7%
Little River544.9%
Logan341.2%
Lonoke136.4%
Madison134%
Marion239.3%
Miller239.5%
Mississippi444.4%
Monroe544.8%
Montgomery239.4%
Nevada544.7%
Newton239.2%
Ouachita546.1%
Perry239%
Phillips444.4%
Pike341.5%
Poinsett443.6%
Polk340.2%
Pope340.2%
Prairie443.4%
Pulaski237.4%
Randolph444.2%
Saline136.1%
Scott136.4%
Searcy544.8%
Sebastian136.4%
Sevier545.6%
Sharp340.7%
St. Francis441.7%
Stone130.8%
Union341%
Van Buren340.6%
Washington238.4%
White239%
Woodruff549.1%
Yell546.4%

Description

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

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percentage of Students Overweight or Obese 2015-2016. Retrieved Nov 18, 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 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - 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 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 1 - 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