Albany County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 232,232 38,977 16,025 15,691 303,565
Percent of Population (2011) 76.5% 12.8% 5.3% 5.2% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 62,244 30,054 62,324 44,565 56,999
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 4.5% 26.0% 14.4% 25.9% 8.3%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 704.7 843.4 293.3 556.6 715.8
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 32.9% 66.8% s s 36.7%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5,715 9,303 1,834 5,292 6,033
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,932 577 274 235 3,124
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 79.0% 56.9% 74.2% 64.1% 72.9%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 72.6% 45.2% 62.2% 50.9% 64.5%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 9.9% 15.5% 11.0% 13.3% 11.3%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.8% 14.3% 8.8% 11.8% 8.8%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 10.0 52.6 s 45.6 21.1
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 54.3 107.5 71.6 83.9 67.4
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 41.3 60.3 64.6 59.7 48.3
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 5.3 21.4 s 11.3* 8.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5.9 s s s 5.5
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 20.1 24.4 s 30.4* 20.9
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 59.3 61.6 9.4 16.8 60.1
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.8 17.3 s 4.9 9.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 238.1 108.3 27.7* 40.5* 227.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.3 46.0 1.4* 5.8 13.7
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 8.5 43.0 s 6.4* 16.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 38.9 29.4 s s 38.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 27.8 67.2 2.7 11.0 32.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 188.6 206.4 79.8 121.3 189.6
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 72.5 113.9 8.1 21.0 77.0
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 30.3 34.7 s 54.1* 31.4
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.7 39.2 5.0 9.8 23.3
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 118.7 141.0 54.4* 59.6 119.3
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.8 31.8 4.2* 7.4 23.2
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 21.6 13.5* 0.0* s 21.1
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.0 37.9 s 6.9 20.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.4 24.0 0.0* s 13.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 11.2 46.1 1.8* 7.6 14.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 158.3 438.7 31.4 93.2 187.1
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 2.2 6.0 0.0* 0.0* 3.0
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 4.7 17.6 s 2.4* 6.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 75.4 83.7 45.3* s 74.3
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 14.8 20.2 s 26.9* 15.1
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 20.1 24.9 s s 20.3
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.1* 0.0* s 0.0* 1.1*
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 43.5% 38.1% 0.0%* 0.0%* 42.2%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 63.4% 53.7% 72.7%* 61.5%* 62.7%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 69.2%* s s 0.0%* 70.6%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.3 34.5 s 16.1 21.4
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.1 s 0.0* s 7.0

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate 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