Albany County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 232,432 39,420 16,680 16,290 305,455
Percent of population (2012) 76.1% 12.9% 5.5% 5.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 62,906 32,735 61,068 37,083 58,585
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.5% 24.8% 17.0% 25.8% 8.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 699.9 849.1 289.8 536.3 710.1
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.0% 65.5% 51.7% 67.5% 36.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,677 9,242 1,668 4,704 5,940
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,900 581 275 240 3,110
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.9% 61.7% 72.3% 65.0% 74.3%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 73.5% 48.6% 62.3% 52.1% 65.7%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.7% 15.7% 11.5% 11.7% 11.2%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% 14.3% 8.7% 9.5% 8.6%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.9 49.3 1.2* 46.8 20.6
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.1 107.4 65.9 79.0 68.0
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 41.3 59.6 59.4 55.7 48.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.4 21.2 4.8* 8.3* 8.7
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 3.8* 0.0* 3.0* 5.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 24.2 8.6* 24.1* 22.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 56.6 56.7 11.1 19.6 56.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.9 17.1 s 4.5 9.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 232.1 105.0 35.7 46.5* 219.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.6 40.4 1.5* 7.6 12.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.4 36.8 s 7.9 14.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.9 31.1 18.1* 8.9* 38.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.0 60.3 2.6 12.5 30.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 181.2 183.8 79.8 140.0 181.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.2 103.6 8.5 19.8 72.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 38.1 17.1* 40.0* 30.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 35.6 5.4 8.9 22.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 114.4 134.7 54.3 75.5 115.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.4 27.9 4.2 7.6 20.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 12.2* 0.0* 27.9* 20.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.4 38.6 s 5.7 20.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 26.0 11.6* 8.2* 13.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 44.3 1.6* 5.5 14.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 154.6 421.0 33.1 86.3 182.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.0 7.0 0.0* 0.0* 2.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.4 19.2 s 2.8* 6.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 76.1 94.8 30.6* s 75.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.1 19.7 s 24.8* 14.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 42.9 53.5 s 34.4* 43.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 23.1 29.4 s s 23.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 53.3 53.8 s s 52.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* s 0.0* 0.9*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 2.9 s s s 3.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.2 27.1 s 11.5 17.7
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.6 4.8* 0.0* 1.1* 8.9

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percent is unstable
s Data do not meet reporting criteria
~ Hispanics are not excluded from the Black and Asian/Pacific Islander categories. Pacific Islanders are not included in the Asian/Pacific Islander category