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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 45,899 1,092 580 1,299 49,024
Percentage of population (2014) 93.6% 2.2% 1.2% 2.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 49,443 21,250 22,500 43,010 48,404
Percentage of families below poverty~ 7.7% 52.8% 29.4% 10.9% 8.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 775.7 648.8* 299.9* 487.7* 770.7
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 42.7% 55.6%* 75.0%* 40.0%* 43.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,311 2,936 4,023 944 6,128
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 437 2 3 20 470
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.9% s s 57.9% 81.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 81.2% s s 71.1% 80.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.3% s s 5.3%* 10.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% s s 5.3%* 6.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 14.7 s s s 15.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 53.0 18.5 23.8 64.7 52.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 43.3 7.9* 18.3 51.7 42.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.3* s s 0.0* 5.0*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 33.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 60.2 69.2 s s 62.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.1 s 0.0* s 11.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 178.5 s s 0.0* 179.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.9 0.0* 0.0* s 6.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 52.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 51.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 37.4 0.0* 0.0* s 37.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 165.6 291.4* 236.1* 53.9* 168.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 101.0 93.4 s s 102.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.7 195.0* 0.0* 134.9* 40.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 s 0.0* s 22.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 103.4 116.2* 67.1* 0.0* 103.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 30.6 s s s 31.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.1 64.6* 0.0* 0.0* 18.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.5 45.3* 0.0* s 28.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 24.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 s 0.0* 29.4* 14.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 215.5 304.0 s 121.6 222.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.5 s 0.0* s 6.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 75.4 s 0.0* s 75.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 14.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.8 0.0* s s 43.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 23.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 23.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 50.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 48.9
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) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 22.7* s s 12.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.0

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