Percentage of Underweight Students

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas11.2%
Ashley42.6%
Baxter42.3%
Benton52.8%
Boone52.8%
Bradley52.8%
Calhoun32.1%
Carroll52.8%
Chicot42.3%
Clark32.1%
Clay21.4%
Cleburne32.2%
Cleveland31.9%
Columbia21.7%
Conway42.3%
Craighead42.2%
Crawford52.7%
Crittenden21.8%
Cross53.1%
Dallas10.8%
Desha52.7%
Drew42.5%
Faulkner42.4%
Franklin42.4%
Fulton10.7%
Garland42.3%
Grant21.5%
Greene21.8%
Hempstead21.7%
Hot Spring52.7%
Howard42.6%
Independence42.5%
Izard53.2%
Jackson10.9%
Jefferson21.6%
Johnson21.8%
Lafayette11%
Lawrence11.3%
Lee10.6%
Lincoln32.2%
Little River21.6%
Logan42.5%
Lonoke21.6%
Madison42.5%
Marion10.8%
Miller31.9%
Mississippi21.5%
Monroe11.3%
Montgomery11.3%
Nevada42.4%
Newton10.7%
Ouachita11.3%
Perry42.6%
Phillips21.6%
Pike42.6%
Poinsett32.1%
Polk52.7%
Pope21.4%
Prairie10.6%
Pulaski32.1%
Randolph21.4%
Saline32%
Scott42.4%
Searcy11%
Sebastian42.6%
Sevier21.6%
Sharp32%
St. Francis32%
Stone53.3%
Union32%
Van Buren21.6%
Washington31.9%
White42.5%
Woodruff21.6%
Yell11.2%

Description

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

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percentage of Underweight Students 2015-2016. Retrieved Jul 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