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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 713,135 126,228 30,561 47,137 922,835
Percentage of population (2014) 77.3% 13.7% 3.3% 5.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 57,345 25,694 46,610 26,522 51,050
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.8% 31.5% 21.2% 35.1% 10.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 744.5 979.5 334.2 598.0 770.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.9% 60.4% 58.6% 67.0% 37.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,628 11,777 2,484 5,882 7,262
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,429 1,899 496 765 9,976
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 76.7% 64.9% 64.1% 73.2% 73.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 68.4% 51.9% 55.3% 60.1% 63.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.5% 16.2% 12.4% 13.5% 12.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 12.7% 8.9% 9.9% 8.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.7 53.9 8.0 35.8 19.1
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.9 118.9 71.5 93.4 76.5
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 49.9 68.1 62.1 70.0 56.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 6.4 14.2 4.7* 8.7 8.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 5.1 3.7* 2.9* 5.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.7 26.3 19.3 28.7 30.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 54.9 57.8 17.8 30.5 57.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 15.1 1.8 6.3 11.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 208.6 103.3 30.5 77.8 203.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.9 27.7 6.0 19.0 10.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.0 40.6 13.7 25.4 18.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.8 37.3 5.6* 10.5 39.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.3 47.0 8.3 29.6 23.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 178.6 215.2 72.5 137.3 182.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 78.4 118.5 34.2 73.6 86.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.8 54.8 20.9* 26.3 36.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.9 41.8 12.1 23.3 25.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 118.0 146.6 50.0 92.4 121.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.5 30.8 13.2 28.2 28.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.7 24.0 15.4* 19.7 23.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.9 44.7 9.0 24.5 21.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.5 46.7 16.5* 34.0 21.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 41.3 2.4 23.5 16.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 140.2 357.6 71.9 244.7 175.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 4.1 7.3 s 3.7 4.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.6 22.8 s 9.6 8.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 76.5 81.6 49.9 46.3 76.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.3 16.4 s 10.9* 13.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.9 47.1 21.4 36.0 41.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 24.9 32.8 s s 25.4
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 45.8 62.3 30.9* 27.1 46.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 1.7 4.4* 0.0* s 2.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 5.9 11.9 s s 6.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.4 20.0 1.9 7.8 18.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.7 3.9 5.8* 8.4* 9.7

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