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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 77,984 6,504 1,272 2,502 88,506
Percentage of population (2013) 88.1% 7.3% 1.4% 2.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 48,583 23,400 67,552 32,975 47,309
Percentage of families below poverty~ 10.3% NA NA 29.9% 12.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 770.2 737.7 362.0 349.6 762.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 37.6% 56.4% 63.6%* 38.5%* 38.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,327 5,924 3,536 1,620 7,075
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 852 58 17 33 1,003
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 83.0% 71.7% 84.0% 69.1% 81.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 82.4% 72.3% 86.0% 67.0% 80.8%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.4% 10.9% 12.0%* 19.4% 10.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.4% 12.1% 10.0%* 14.3% 7.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 27.7 57.4 s 11.6* 30.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 79.8 108.4 67.2 79.5 84.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.6 65.0 56.0 72.1 63.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.7 11.5* 0.0* 10.2* 5.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 45.1 26.7* 103.4* 0.0* 42.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 20.6 s 15.3* 61.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 12.9 s s 19.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 88.1 s s 0.0* 208.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 4.3 7.0 0.0* s 12.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 2.0 s 0.0* s 13.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 62.2 15.5* 0.0* 0.0* 59.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.4 19.3 0.0* 18.3* 50.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 197.2 158.1 48.2* 149.5* 196.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.2 33.0 s 25.3* 95.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.5 31.0* 0.0* 0.0* 34.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.2 17.1 0.0* s 28.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 129.1 99.1 48.2* 88.7* 127.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.3 8.9 s s 36.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.2 9.3* 0.0* 22.8* 20.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.7 10.8 s s 21.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.8 31.0* 24.1* 0.0* 16.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.1 8.0 0.0* s 18.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 116.2 194.8 s 88.8 273.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 4.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.6 s 0.0* s 9.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 76.7 81.8 s s 76.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 12.7 s 0.0* 0.0* 12.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 36.6 70.5* 0.0* s 37.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 19.7 s 0.0* 0.0* 19.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 34.4 s s 0.0* 36.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 9.7 s 0.0* 0.0* 9.6
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.9 37.7 s 10.0* 31.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.1 4.2* 0.0* 0.0* 9.6

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