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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 173,659 10,363 7,581 6,971 199,031
Percent of Population (2011) 87.3% 5.2% 3.8% 3.5% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 47,151 20,776 36,554 26,534 44,970
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 10.4% 37.5% 24.5% 24.1% 12.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 747.5 935.7 356.4 641.9 750.4
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 33.1% s s s 34.7%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6,950 9,461 2,865 4,950 6,919
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,699 111 71 101 2,054
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 80.2% 66.6% s 71.4% 78.3%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 75.5% 57.3% s s 73.3%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.6% 14.1% s s 10.7%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.6% 10.6% s 9.3% 7.8%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 17.7 58.5 s 54.2 24.1
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 72.7 110.4 41.9 88.7 77.2
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 53.3 46.4 31.6 60.1 53.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 7.1 29.9 0.0* s 8.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.0
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 31.4 22.4* s s 30.4
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 65.9 58.5 23.2 22.5 66.7
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 12.1 16.8 s 6.7* 12.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 236.8 94.1 56.7* 81.2* 239.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.7 24.9 8.7* 9.6 10.9
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 10.2 38.6 s s 14.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 40.7 s s s 39.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 30.3 52.2 9.5* 16.4 31.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 196.5 286.8 s 157.1 197.7
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 85.6 104.1 22.1 26.3 87.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 41.1 48.2* 72.2* s 41.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.0 30.3 10.1* 10.4* 22.6
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 141.9 217.4 s 133.6 142.8
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 31.4 43.4 8.5 10.7 32.1
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.3 s 0.0* s 12.3
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.0 34.1 4.1* s 23.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 23.8 50.3* 0.0* s 24.2
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 11.9 32.5 s 8.2 12.8
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 183.4 339.1 54.7 102.4 190.6
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 5.8 s 0.0* s 5.9
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 4.6 22.8 0.0* s 5.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 60.9 28.7* s 95.5* 60.2
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 15.3 0.0* 0.0* s 14.9
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 16.4 s s 0.0* 16.5
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.5* 0.0* 0.0* s 1.6*
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 42.0% s 0.0%* s 42.5%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 70.4% s s s 70.1%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 66.7% s 0.0%* s 70.0%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 12.7 14.6 s 10.0 13.3
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 11.4 s s s 11.3

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