Socio-Economic Status and General Health Indicators - Rensselaer County

2009-2011

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Total population (2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 159,395.0 19,465,197.0 N/A 11,220,287.0 N/A 3rd
% of labor force unemployed (2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,482 7.9 8.5 Yes 8.0 No 2nd
% of population at or below poverty level (2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 12.0 16.1 Yes N/A N/A 1st
% of children aged less than 18 years at or below poverty level (2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 18.7 22.8 Yes N/A N/A 2nd
Median family income in US dollars (2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 57,059.0 55,147.0 N/A N/A N/A 1st
% of children aged less than 19 years with health insurance (2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 96.4 95.5 No N/A N/A 1st
% of adults aged 18-64 years with health insurance (2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 88.1 83.7 Yes N/A N/A 1st
High school drop out rate (Table) (Trend) (Map) 438 1.6 2.7 Yes 1.8 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not receive medical care because of cost # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 8.5 13.8 Yes 12.0 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults with regular health care provider (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 94.0 83.0 Yes 87.1 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who had poor mental health 14 or more days within the past month (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 9.2 10.2 No 10.9 No 2nd
Birth rate per 1,000 population (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,179 10.9 12.5 Yes 11.0 No 3rd
Total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,427 933.2 748.3 Yes 843.7 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,427 810.0 658.1 Yes 691.4 Yes 4th
% premature deaths (aged less than 75 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,628 36.8 39.9 Yes 37.3 No 1st
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 27,835 6,280.2 5,668.7 Yes 5,839.1 Yes 2nd
Total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 218,543 4,607.1 3,954.5 Yes 3,638.6 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 218,543 4,650.0 3,953.2 Yes 3,657.5 Yes 3rd
Total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 55,941 1,179.3 1,280.9 Yes 1,214.7 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 55,941 1,134.4 1,230.4 Yes 1,156.8 Yes 3rd

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