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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 77,027 6,526 1,393 2,576 87,770
Percentage of population (2014) 87.8% 7.4% 1.6% 2.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 50,861 25,266 114,038 26,950 49,685
Percentage of families below poverty~ 10.5% 43.0% 6.0% 35.0% 12.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 769.8 728.9 422.9 341.6 764.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 38.2% 65.7% 54.5%* 57.1%* 39.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,432 7,664 3,933 2,813 7,356
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 838 54 15 32 986
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.0% 73.8% 76.1% 70.5% 80.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 82.8% 74.2% 78.3% 65.3% 81.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.6% 13.7% 15.2%* 17.7% 11.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 10.6% 6.5%* 13.5% 7.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 22.9 38.6 s 12.3* 25.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 79.4 100.7 55.5 78.1 83.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.3 59.6 49.1 68.8 63.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.2 12.4* 0.0* 0.0* 5.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.9 31.4* 96.9* 18.6* 37.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 36.2 23.1 s 21.5 56.7
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 11.4 s s 15.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 117.3 43.9* s 0.0* 193.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.0 7.4 0.0* 21.9* 11.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 3.5 s 0.0* s 9.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 61.2 25.9* 0.0* 0.0* 58.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 22.3 s 35.7 45.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 207.2 160.4 24.5* 65.1* 204.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 52.4 45.2 s 57.0 96.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.0 16.1* 96.9* 28.4* 34.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.2 26.8 0.0* s 26.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 139.3 100.8 24.5* 42.3* 136.6
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.3 12.0 s 31.3 36.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.4 8.8* 0.0* 22.8* 19.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 20.6 s s 22.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.3 15.7* 25.5* 0.0* 16.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.6 13.9 0.0* s 17.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 162.5 203.1 32.4 122.5 263.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.8* s 0.0* 0.0* 3.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.2 4.3* 0.0* s 9.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 79.0 83.9 s s 78.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 15.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 14.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.1 s 0.0* s 39.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 20.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 20.4
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 38.0 s s 0.0* 39.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 8.4* s 0.0* 0.0* 8.3*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.1 29.8 s s 27.4
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.1 4.1* 0.0* 0.0* 8.5

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