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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 169,203 11,390 8,653 7,667 197,349
Percentage of population (2014) 85.7% 5.8% 4.4% 3.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 48,860 22,087 39,246 26,760 46,368
Percentage of families below poverty~ 9.8% 36.2% 18.3% 27.8% 11.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 737.7 792.7 185.7 517.0 735.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.4% 78.1% 38.9%* 69.0% 37.0%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,406 8,237 627 4,898 7,171
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,690 136 64 116 2,083
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 78.8% 63.4% 75.6% 66.3% 76.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 76.1% 58.2% 69.1% 58.3% 73.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.6% 15.7% 11.4% 10.9% 10.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.2% 13.8% 9.3% 6.7% 7.7%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 14.0 46.0 11.9* 44.4 20.2
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 73.1 107.4 36.0 83.9 76.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.1 50.5 25.8 59.9 55.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.1 9.8* 0.0* 5.8* 5.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.9 10.5* 0.0* 0.0* 8.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 41.6 33.9 0.0* 39.0* 40.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 65.0 56.4 13.7 19.1 65.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 16.4 s 12.4 12.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 224.8 69.3 s s 222.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.3 20.0 s 18.8 9.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 12.0 19.6 0.0* s 12.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.3 43.4* 0.0* 34.6* 40.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.4 40.0 s 31.1 26.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 187.9 196.0 28.0* 101.1 187.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 83.5 105.9 15.2 26.2 84.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.3 24.9* 0.0* 30.7* 29.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.4 27.8 16.0 9.4 24.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 130.3 147.1 28.0* 89.7* 130.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.8 31.9 8.5 10.7 29.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.5 41.0 3.5* s 23.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.2 48.3* 16.2* 0.0* 21.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.9 35.3 s 12.2 14.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 182.2 358.0 68.2 119.2 189.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 6.6 s 0.0* s 6.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.4 19.9 s 5.5* 6.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 63.8 86.1 s s 63.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.9 s 0.0* s 13.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.0 42.0* s s 39.7
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 20.7 s s s 20.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.2 69.5* s s 42.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 1.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 1.7*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 5.2 0.0* s 0.0* 5.2
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.4 22.6 s 17.3 14.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.0 6.1* 0.0* 13.9* 11.7

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