Cortland County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 46,552 1,029 512 1,217 49,474
Percent of population (2012) 94.1% 2.1% 1.0% 2.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 48,057 0 0 43,386 47,310
Percent of families below poverty~ 8.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 803.4 731.0* 444.7* 1,062.2 801.4
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 41.8% 55.6%* 66.7%* 66.7%* 42.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,678 1,967 5,219 2,191 6,487
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 437 4 3 13 466
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.8% s s s 80.6%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 81.2% s s s 80.2%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.5% 0.0%* 0.0%* s 10.0%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.2% 0.0%* 0.0%* s 6.9%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 15.0 s s 18.9* 18.0
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 53.1 46.2 18.8* 54.6 53.5
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 42.7 18.8 16.7* 36.7 42.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 9.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 29.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 60.9 125.3 s s 61.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.6 17.6* 0.0* 0.0* 12.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 193.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 195.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.8 0.0* 0.0* s 6.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 60.1 77.7* 0.0* 71.8* 60.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 47.8 0.0* 0.0* s 48.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 178.8 142.3* 296.1* 260.5* 179.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 109.0 95.6 s s 110.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.4 298.9* 0.0* 73.8* 38.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.0 39.6* 0.0* 0.0* 26.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 120.1 0.0* 73.3* 203.8* 118.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 41.3 s s s 42.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.6 64.6* 0.0* 0.0* 17.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 27.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 14.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 258.1 368.9 0.0* 72.3 263.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.6* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.3*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 85.8 s 0.0* s 85.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.9 0.0* s 0.0* 15.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 48.7 s 0.0* s 49.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 22.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 57.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 57.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.2 34.6 s 0.0* 13.4
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.4

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percent 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