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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 170,675 10,934 8,042 7,468 197,534
Percentage of population (2013) 86.4% 5.5% 4.1% 3.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 47,731 22,856 36,370 25,619 45,463
Percentage of families below poverty~ 10.5% 26.0% 16.9% 26.8% 11.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 746.5 855.9 289.6 588.0 746.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.9% 75.2% 50.0% 71.0% 36.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,401 8,185 1,597 5,814 7,215
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,682 128 68 111 2,063
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.2% 66.8% 73.9% 66.9% 78.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 77.7% 60.9% 68.8% 61.6% 75.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.9% 14.8% 7.9% 10.0% 10.1%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.5% 12.8% 8.9% 8.8% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 16.4 48.1 12.2* 28.3 20.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 73.0 108.5 39.6 85.1 76.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.2 50.3 28.6 59.6 54.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.2 13.0* 0.0* 6.0* 5.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.2 14.9* 0.0* 0.0* 8.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.2 31.1* 7.0* 44.9* 37.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.5 57.9 19.3 23.4 68.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 18.1 s 13.1 13.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 238.2 78.6 42.0* 57.3* 237.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.2 20.8 s 10.9 10.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 13.4 31.6 0.0* s 15.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.9 50.9* 16.0* 51.2* 40.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.3 39.0 s 23.7 28.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 195.5 223.9 39.8* 122.5 195.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 84.8 108.1 15.3 21.4 85.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.6 22.7* 35.2* 43.6* 34.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.6 25.8 15.2 8.7* 23.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 140.1 159.8 39.8* 109.2* 139.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.1 35.8 9.6 8.3 31.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 0.0* 0.0* 13.4* 14.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.6 43.9 s s 23.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 48.1* 16.0* 0.0* 21.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.3 37.3 s 14.3 13.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 185.8 344.6 72.1 119.0 192.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 7.1 s 0.0* s 7.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.1 16.9 0.0* 7.2 5.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 58.9 69.7 s s 58.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 12.7 s 0.0* s 12.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 40.9 41.3* s s 40.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 19.3 s s s 19.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 42.0 s s s 41.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.7* 0.0* 0.0* s 1.9*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 5.3 s s s 6.1
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.9 20.7 s 14.5 14.0
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.3 0.0* 6.8* 26.6* 12.9

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