Albany County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 230,531 40,604 18,797 17,629 308,171
Percentage of population (2014) 74.8% 13.2% 6.1% 5.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 65,232 34,111 54,158 37,419 59,940
Percentage of families below poverty~ 4.8% 24.1% 16.7% 27.4% 8.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 669.4 827.6 285.6 485.8 684.3
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.7% 67.1% 56.0% 67.0% 37.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,486 9,735 1,910 4,081 5,912
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,916 581 279 248 3,144
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.7% 63.4% 69.4% 64.4% 74.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 77.4% 52.2% 63.9% 54.8% 69.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.9% 15.1% 9.9% 10.5% 10.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.4% 14.3% 7.3% 8.3% 8.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.9 40.1 2.8* 37.0 18.2
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.1 106.6 60.8 72.2 67.4
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 41.8 58.7 54.0 53.1 47.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.5 19.5 3.6* 2.7* 7.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.8 3.7* 6.7* 0.0* 4.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 12.9 14.0* 11.3* 20.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 52.7 50.7 12.3 25.8 53.7
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 11.1 1.8 5.0 8.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 213.0 107.2 34.4 35.1* 203.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.5 29.3 1.7* 15.3 10.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.0 30.8 s 15.0 13.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.6 31.0 0.0* 7.6* 35.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.5 50.6 4.8 21.0 25.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 169.9 198.4 61.3 115.8 173.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 64.3 100.4 14.6 41.7 69.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.1 32.9 12.3* 7.1* 26.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.7 30.5 6.6 12.4 19.5
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 106.5 133.7 37.5* 83.4 108.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.6 24.8 5.9 12.4 19.1
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.3 13.1 5.1* 23.8* 18.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.2 37.6 4.7 13.2 19.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.3 26.9 11.8* 17.8* 14.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.7 36.5 1.4* 12.5 13.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 143.3 374.1 53.5 129.3 171.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.1* 6.7 0.0* 0.0* 2.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.7 18.0 s 7.4 6.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 72.7 78.6 39.4 42.5* 71.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.5 23.3 s s 14.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.0 44.4 s 37.0* 39.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 21.9 29.4 s 0.0* 21.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 49.3 63.1 s s 49.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s s 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 4.0 s s s 5.0
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.7 25.3 1.4* 11.0 21.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.0 3.3* 6.1* 3.8* 9.6

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