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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 172,591 10,435 7,563 7,058 198,060
Percent of population (2012) 87.1% 5.3% 3.8% 3.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 47,484 23,415 40,093 32,692 45,452
Percent of families below poverty~ 10.6% 33.1% 0.0% 21.4% 11.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 736.7 899.2 379.0 647.1 738.3
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.7% 68.7% 58.3% 74.2% 35.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,095 8,008 2,097 6,185 6,952
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,703 116 67 105 2,059
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.6% 68.9% 72.3% 68.9% 78.8%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 76.1% 59.1% 69.2% 63.7% 73.8%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.4% 14.7% 7.9% 9.0% 10.5%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.0% 12.1% 9.4% 9.3% 8.4%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 17.7 53.6 5.7* 37.5 21.7
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 73.5 108.9 40.1 83.7 76.9
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.1 47.2 29.2 58.1 54.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.1 17.3* 0.0* 3.2* 5.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 8.5* 0.0* 0.0* 7.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.7 15.3* 21.0* 41.3* 36.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.2 57.6 22.2 21.6 68.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 18.8 s 9.2 13.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 240.2 70.7 61.7* 61.9* 241.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.5 23.4 8.1* 9.8 10.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 11.2 37.4 s s 14.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.5 51.2* 17.6* 30.7* 39.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.3 47.0 8.1* 19.8 29.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 190.0 267.3 65.2* 159.1 190.5
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 85.2 106.9 16.3 20.3 86.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 37.3 41.0* 59.8* 22.0* 38.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 33.4 15.9 7.6* 23.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 136.7 193.0 60.0* 136.2 137.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.8 36.9 8.4 6.3* 32.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.0 9.7* 0.0* 15.4* 12.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 41.7 s s 22.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.2 55.3* 17.6* 8.5* 22.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 33.3 s 13.6 13.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 183.2 344.0 65.7 116.9 190.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 5.9 s 0.0* 13.2* 6.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.0 20.3 0.0* 6.0* 5.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 60.9 79.7 s s 60.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.3 s 0.0* s 14.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 44.2 50.3* s s 43.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 17.9 s s s 18.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 37.4 s s s 37.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 2.2* 0.0* 0.0* s 2.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 4.9 s 0.0* s 5.2
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.6 17.1 s 10.8 13.7
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 3.8* 10.6* 28.1* 12.4

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