Albany County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 231,851 39,957 17,558 16,982 306,945
Percentage of population (2013) 75.5% 13.0% 5.7% 5.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 64,126 32,821 52,099 31,753 58,740
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.2% 25.8% 17.4% 27.8% 8.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 696.5 842.3 304.7 467.8 706.3
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.6% 65.7% 55.7% 65.4% 37.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,651 9,837 1,887 4,076 5,966
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,912 590 275 245 3,131
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.6% 63.0% 71.3% 65.7% 74.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 77.1% 52.3% 63.9% 55.0% 68.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.1% 16.2% 13.0% 10.8% 11.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% 14.6% 10.2% 8.5% 8.7%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.2 42.1 2.2* 42.4 18.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.7 103.8 62.3 73.1 66.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 41.6 60.2 56.4 54.3 48.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.7 23.2 6.1* 5.4* 8.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.8 3.7* 7.9* 0.0* 4.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.3 21.1 18.3* 13.7* 21.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.4 53.3 10.6 20.2 55.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.8 15.5 1.5* 4.8 9.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 227.6 100.1 35.3 28.6* 215.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 34.2 2.3 11.2 11.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.1 36.0 s 12.9 14.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.6 26.0 0.0* 8.2* 37.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.9 55.7 5.1 17.1 28.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 180.1 188.1 70.1 103.0 180.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 64.8 102.7 9.7 28.4 69.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.6 43.5 7.5* 26.2* 29.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.5 33.7 8.4 9.8 21.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 112.0 132.5 40.3* 56.0 113.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.7 25.4 3.1 9.5 19.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.1 11.1* 5.5* 33.3* 19.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.9 40.9 3.8 7.6 20.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.3 26.3 13.4* 10.8* 15.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.1 40.8 1.4* 10.5 14.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 149.3 399.6 49.0 106.6 177.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.6 6.6 0.0* 0.0* 2.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.5 19.4 s 7.2 6.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 72.5 87.8 43.4 38.6* 72.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 13.2 25.0 0.0* 27.3* 14.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 43.7 52.9 s 42.6* 43.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 22.3 21.1 s 0.0* 21.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 49.3 55.0 s s 48.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s s s 0.0* 0.9*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 3.8 s s s 4.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.6 23.5 s 9.3 17.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 3.4* 4.5* 4.0* 9.7

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percentage is unstable
s Data are suppressed. The data do not meet the criteria for confidentiality
~ White non-Hispanic, Black (including Hispanic), Asian (including Hispanic, excluding Pacific Islanders), and Hispanic
NA Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability or data quality, or data not available