Socio-Economic Status and General Health Indicators - Herkimer County

2012-2014

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Total population (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 63,744.0 19,746,227.0 N/A 11,255,148.0 N/A 2nd
% of labor force unemployed (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,814 6.3 5.3 Yes 5.0 Yes 4th
% of population below poverty (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 16.5 16.0 No N/A N/A 3rd
% of children aged less than 18 years below poverty (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 23.0 22.9 No N/A N/A 3rd
Median household income in US dollars (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 44,148.0 58,771.0 N/A N/A N/A 4th
% of children aged less than 19 years with health insurance (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 96.3 96.6 No N/A N/A 3rd
% of adults aged 18-64 years with health insurance (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 90.0 87.6 Yes N/A N/A 3rd
High school drop out rate (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 275 3.1 3.1 No 2.2 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not receive medical care because of cost # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 14.2 13.6 No 12.0 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults with regular health care provider (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 88.1 84.5 No 84.7 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who had poor mental health 14 or more days within the past month (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 14.7 11.1 No 11.8 No 4th
Birth rate per 1,000 population (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,988 10.3 12.1 Yes 10.7 No 2nd
Total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,043 1,061.7 750.1 Yes 853.3 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,043 727.8 635.0 Yes 669.1 Yes 3rd
% premature deaths (aged less than 75 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 766 37.5 40.1 No 38.0 No 1st
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,148 6,902.5 5,525.5 Yes 5,840.0 Yes 3rd
Total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72,050 3,744.2 4,076.2 Yes 3,739.6 No 2nd
Age-adjusted total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72,050 3,747.1 4,058.2 Yes 3,743.4 No 2nd
Total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,408 1,164.5 1,188.4 Yes 1,134.3 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,408 1,033.7 1,127.6 Yes 1,068.7 Yes 2nd

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