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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 44,256 906 424 1,566 47,276
Percent of population (2012) 93.6% 1.9% 0.9% 3.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 40,894 0 41,500 39,750 40,949
Percent of families below poverty~ 9.5% 0.0% 0.0% 17.5% 9.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 759.6 292.3* 555.3* 745.5 754.2
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 38.8% 66.7%* 66.7%* 52.4% 39.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,488 2,549 3,912 4,379 7,292
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 398 5 4 15 429
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.3% s s s 78.5%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 73.7% s s s 72.3%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.3% s s s 10.2%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.3% s 0.0%* s 7.0%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.4 0.0* 0.0* 12.6* 13.3
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 69.5 44.3 38.3 61.8 69.7
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 56.4 27.0 38.3 41.2 55.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.9* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.4*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 37.0
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 66.7 37.0* s s 68.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 s 0.0* s 14.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 175.0 0.0* 0.0* s 181.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.1 s 0.0* s 8.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 50.9 0.0* 0.0* 25.7* 50.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.0 s 0.0* s 36.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 241.8 229.5* 267.3* 167.3* 241.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 87.3 69.3 s 31.0* 92.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 31.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 s 0.0* s 16.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 181.5 229.5* 267.3* 167.3* 182.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.6 s 0.0* s 33.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.3 s s s 29.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.8 0.0* 0.0* 40.8* 14.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.9 32.1* 0.0* s 9.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 161.2 200.4 0.0* 82.6 173.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 4.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 68.5 s 0.0* s 68.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.1 0.0* s s 14.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 45.2 0.0* s s 46.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 17.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 28.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 27.6
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
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 21.8 s 0.0* s 23.3
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.6

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