Albany County Indicators For Tracking Public Health Priority Areas, 2013-2017

Technical Notes About the Indicators For Tracking Public Health Priority Areas - New York State - 2013-2017

Improve Health Status and Reduce Health Disparities
Indicator Data Years Albany County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
1.  Percentage of premature death (before age 65 years) 2008-2010 22.4 24.3 (Table)(Map) 21.8
2.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.74 2.12 (Table)(Map) 1.87
3.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 3.20 2.14 (Table)(Map) 1.86
4.  Age-adjusted preventable hospitalizations rate per 10,000 - Aged 18+ years 2008-2010 132.2 155.0 (Table)(Map) 133.3
5.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.30 2.09 (Table)(Map) 1.85
6.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 0.59 1.47 (Table)(Map) 1.38
7.  Percentage of adults with health insurance - Aged 18-64 years 2010 87.9 (86.8-89.0) 83.1 (82.9-83.3) (Table)(Map) 100
8.  Age-adjusted percentage of adults who have a regular health care provider - Aged 18+ years 2008-2009 89.7 (86.0-93.4) 83.0 (80.4-85.5) (Table)(Map) 90.8
Promote a Healthy and Safe Environment
Indicator Data Years Albany County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
9.  Rate of hospitalizations due to falls per 10,000 - Aged 65+ years 2008-2010 236.1 204.6 (Table)(Map) Maintain
10.  Rate of emergency department visits due to falls per 10,000 - Aged 1-4 years 2008-2010 470.5 476.8 (Table)(Map) 429.1
11.  Assault-related hospitalization rate per 10,000 2008-2010 4.0 4.8 (Table)(Map) 4.3
12.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 8.71 7.43 (Table)(Map) 6.69
13.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 1.46 3.06 (Table)(Map) 2.75
14.  Ratio of low income ZIP codes to non-low income ZIP codes 6.08 3.25 (Table)(Map) 2.92
15.  Rate of occupational injuries treated in ED per 10,000 adolescents - Aged 15-19 years 2008-2010 39.4 36.7 (Table)(Map) 33.0
16.  Percentage of population that lives in a jurisdiction that adopted the Climate Smart Communities pledge 2012 100.0 26.7 (Table)(Map) 32.0
17.  Percentage of commuters who use alternate modes of transportation1 2007-2011 22.1 44.6 (Table)(Map) 49.2
18.  Percentage of population with low-income and low access to a supermarket or large grocery store2 2010 5.0 2.5 (Table)(Map) 2.24
19.  Percentage of homes in Healthy Neighborhood Program that have fewer asthma triggers during the home revisits 2008-2011 28.3 26.3 (Table)(Map) 41.0
20.  Percentage of residents served by community water systems with optimally fluoridated water 2012 13.4 71.4 (Table)(Map) 78.5
Prevent Chronic Diseases
Indicator Data Years Albany County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
21.  Percentage of adults who are obese 2008-2009 21.9 (17.8-25.9) 23.2 (21.2-25.3) (Table)(Map) 23.2
22.  Percentage of children and adolescents who are obese 2010-2012 17.9 17.6 (Table)(Map) NYC: 19.7
ROS: 16.7
23.  Percentage of cigarette smoking among adults 2008-2009 17.0 (12.8-21.1) 16.8 (15.1-18.6) (Table)(Map) 15.0
24.  Percentage of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines - Aged 50-75 years 2008-2009 67.9 (61.9-73.4) 66.3 (63.5-69.1) (Table)(Map) 71.4
25.  Asthma emergency department visit rate per 10,000 2008-2010 68.8 83.7 (Table)(Map) 75.1
26.  Asthma emergency department visit rate per 10,000 - Aged 0-4 years 2008-2010 185.0 221.4 (Table)(Map) 196.5
27.  Age-adjusted heart attack hospitalization rate per 10,000 2010 12.7 15.5 (Table)(Map) 14.0
28.  Rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes per 10,000 - Aged 6-17 years 2008-2010 3.2 3.2 (Table)(Map) 3.06
29.  Rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes per 10,000 - Aged 18+ years 2008-2010 5.5 5.6 (Table)(Map) 4.86
Prevent HIV/STDs, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Healthcare-Associated Infections
Indicator Data Years Albany County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
30.  Percentage of children with 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 immunization series - Aged 19-35 months3 2011 55.4 47.6 (Table)(Map) 80
31.  Percentage of adolescent females with 3-dose HPV immunization - Aged 13-17 years 2011 34.6 26.0 (Table)(Map) 50
32.  Percentage of adults with flu immunization - Aged 65+ years 2008-2009 79.5 (73.0-86.0) 75.0 (71.5-78.5) (Table)(Map) 66.2
33.  Newly diagnosed HIV case rate per 100,000 2008-2010 12.2 21.6 (Table)(Map) 14.7
34.  Difference in rates (Black and White) of new HIV diagnoses 41.1 59.4 (Table)(Map) 45.7
35.  Difference in rates (Hispanic and White) of new HIV diagnoses s 31.1 (Table)(Map) 22.3
36.  Gonorrhea case rate per 100,000 women - Aged 15-44 years 2010 371.2 203.4 (Table)(Map) 183.4
37.  Gonorrhea case rate per 100,000 men - Aged 15-44 years 2010 195.8 221.7 (Table)(Map) 199.5
38.  Chlamydia case rate per 100,000 women - Aged 15-44 years 2010 1427.5 1619.8 (Table)(Map) 1,458
39.  Primary and secondary syphilis case rate per 100,000 males 2010 5.4* 11.2 (Table)(Map) 10.1
40.  Primary and secondary syphilis case rate per 100,000 females 2010 0.0* 0.5 (Table) 0.4
Promote Healthy Women, Infants, and Children
Indicator Data Years Albany County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
41.  Percentage of preterm births 2008-2010 11.0 12.0 (Table)(Map) 10.2
42.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 1.51 1.61 (Table)(Map) 1.42
43.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 1.35 1.25 (Table)(Map) 1.12
44.  Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births 1.16 1.10 (Table)(Map) 1.00
45.  Percentage of infants exclusively breastfed in the hospital 2008-2010 56.1 42.5 (Table)(Map) 48.1
46.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 0.64 0.50 (Table)(Map) 0.57
47.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 0.77 0.55 (Table)(Map) 0.64
48.  Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births 0.87 0.57 (Table)(Map) 0.66
49.  Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 births 2008-2010 (Table)(Map) 21.0
50.  Percentage of children who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs4 2011 64.7 69.9 (Table)(Map) 76.9
51.  Percentage of children aged 0-15 months who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs 80.2 82.8 (Table)(Map) 91.3
52.  Percentage of children aged 3-6 years who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs 74.1 82.8 (Table)(Map) 91.3
53.  Percentage of children aged 12-21 years who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs 57.1 61.0 (Table)(Map) 67.1
54.  Percentage of children with any kind of health insurance - Aged under 19 years 2010 95.3 (94.2-96.4) 94.9 (94.5-95.3) (Table)(Map) 100
55.  Percentage of third-grade children with evidence of untreated tooth decay 2009-2011 11.6 (4.9-18.2) 24.0 (22.6-25.4) (Table)(Map) 21.6
56.  Ratio of low-income children to non-low income children 2.23 2.46 (Table)(Map) 2.21
57.  Adolescent pregnancy rate per 1,000 females - Aged 15-17 years 2008-2010 20.4 31.1 (Table)(Map) 25.6
58.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 4.85 5.74 (Table)(Map) 4.90
59.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 4.81 5.16 (Table)(Map) 4.10
60.  Percentage of unintended pregnancy among live births 2011 29.1 26.7 (Table)(Map) 23.8
61.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.45 2.09 (Table)(Map) 1.90
62.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.16 1.58 (Table)(Map) 1.43
63.  Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births 2.02 1.69 (Table)(Map) 1.54
64.  Percentage of women with health coverage - Aged 18-64 years 2010 90.0 (88.6-91.4) 86.1 (85.8-86.4) (Table)(Map) 100
65.  Percentage of live births that occur within 24 months of a previous pregnancy 2008-2010 20.8 18.0 (Table)(Map) 17.0
Promote Mental Health and Prevention Substance Abuse
Indicator Data Years Albany County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
66.  Age-adjusted percentage of adults with poor mental health for 14 or more days in the last month 2008-2009 10.4 (7.1-13.8) 10.2 (8.7-11.7) (Table)(Map) 10.1
67.  Age-adjusted percentage of adult binge drinking during the past month 2008-2009 15.8 (11.6-19.9) 18.1 (16.1-20.2) (Table)(Map) 18.4
68.  Age-adjusted suicide death rate per 100,000 2008-2010 6.9 6.8 (Table)(Map) 5.9

* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable
+ Fewer than 10 events in one or both rate numerators, therefore the ratio is unstable
s Data do not meet reporting criteria
NA Data is not available

1- Alternate modes of transportation include public transportation, carpool, bike, walk, and telecommute
2- Low access is defined as greater than one mile from a supermarket or grocery store in urban areas or greater than ten miles from a supermarket or grocery store in rural areas
3- The 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 immunization series includes: 4 DTaP, 3 polio, 1 MMR, 3 hep B, 3 Hib, 1 varicella, 4 PCV13
4- Government sponsored insurance programs include Medicaid and Child Health Plus