Leisure-Time Physical Activity among New York State Adults by County, BRFSS 2016

New York State Department of Health, 2018

Report

“The report “Leisure-Time Physical Activity among New York State Adults by County, BRFSS 2016” presents the estimates of New Yorkers participating in leisure-time physical activity by county in NYS. According to the report, most adults (73.7%) in New York State participate in leisure-time physical activity; participation rates vary by county from 62.8% to 85.3%.
• Counties outside New York City with the highest rates are Tompkins (85.3%), Saratoga (83.0%) and Livingston (81.2%).
• Counties outside New York City with the lowest rates are Lewis (66.2%), Montgomery (67.5%) and Yates (67.5%).
• Among New York City boroughs, the rate is highest in Manhattan (79.7%) and lowest in Bronx (62.8%).”

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