The adult obesity rate of New York was 24.20% in 2015.

Health Behaviors

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation produces health rankings for states and counties. They explore many aspects of health including quality of life, health behaviors, access to clinical care, socioeconomic factors, and environmental factors.

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Health and Health Behaviors Datasets Involving New York

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    Retail Tobacco Enforcement Compliance Results | Last Updated 2018-08-09T19:23:14.000Z

    This data includes the total number of inspections performed, complaints received, and enforcement actions taken by local Tobacco Enforcement Program per measurement period. For more information, check out The "About" tab contains additional details concerning this dataset.

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    Public Health Activities and Services - 2014 | Last Updated 2015-12-22T17:45:21.000Z

    The Public Health Activities and Services (PHAS) data measures what public health does in the state and how much of it is done across all 35 local health agencies and the Department of Health in Washington State each year. Activities measured fall under the following broad categories: Access To Care Assessment Communicable Disease Communicable Disease: Immunization Emergency Preparedness Environmental Health Healthy Families Prevention and Wellness More PHAS data is available at

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    Healthy Neighborhoods Program, Housing Demographics and Conditions, Initial Visits and Revisits: Beginning 2006 - 2009 Funding Cycle | Last Updated 2019-05-20T19:31:57.000Z

    The NYS Healthy Neighborhoods Program (HNP) is a healthy homes program that seeks to reduce the burden of housing-related illness and injury. The dataset includes information about building characteristics, primary respondent demographics and the presence/absence of 34 specific housing conditions for dwellings visited by each county program.