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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 717,048 124,906 27,058 44,253 919,086
Percent of population (2012) 78.0% 13.6% 2.9% 4.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 55,720 24,023 44,073 25,305 49,603
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.8% 32.4% 19.7% 35.0% 10.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 740.5 998.7 287.4 608.9 768.2
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.4% 60.4% 55.6% 65.7% 37.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,543 12,042 1,929 6,203 7,256
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,472 1,804 424 728 9,798
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 76.2% 64.1% 64.5% 71.9% 72.7%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 66.9% 51.6% 55.3% 60.3% 62.5%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.4% 16.4% 11.7% 12.4% 11.8%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.1% 13.4% 8.1% 9.1% 8.5%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 10.6 63.4 8.0 47.6 24.7
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.2 118.5 67.6 95.1 78.7
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 49.6 65.2 57.1 70.5 55.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 6.5 16.1 4.7* 13.3 8.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.5 6.7 1.4* 3.7* 5.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.5 23.9 13.8* 15.8 25.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.1 57.8 14.2 25.7 56.5
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.4 15.7 2.0 5.7 10.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 209.6 88.9 27.3 51.8 199.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 29.4 5.9 23.7 11.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.6 43.0 12.2 30.0 19.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.8 34.9 5.1* 18.4 39.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 49.4 7.9 35.8 25.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 186.8 233.6 90.3 147.0 191.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 86.7 124.8 25.8 66.2 92.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.0 63.0 10.7* 36.4 40.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.4 42.5 11.7 18.9 26.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 127.5 158.6 42.0 97.2 129.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 32.3 33.7 9.3 26.1 33.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.4 24.1 21.0* 21.3 20.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.3 46.0 6.5 21.6 23.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.0 43.6 7.6* 20.1 21.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.5 41.7 2.2 24.7 15.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 152.5 352.0 65.5 251.1 181.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.9 4.9 s 2.3* 4.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.8 22.0 0.0* 12.8 7.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 75.3 85.5 43.4 37.8 75.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.2 17.4 s s 14.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 42.3 48.6 46.1 38.4 42.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 24.5 43.9 s s 25.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 47.5 66.3 42.4 32.0 49.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.4 s 0.0* s 1.5
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 6.1 14.1 s s 7.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.7 34.4 1.0 22.4 23.8
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.3 6.1 4.3* 5.8* 10.3

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