Erie County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 715,278 125,225 28,234 45,356 919,866
Percentage of population (2013) 77.8% 13.6% 3.1% 4.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 56,762 23,998 45,992 26,947 50,563
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.9% 33.6% 20.5% 34.8% 11.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 746.3 989.5 300.3 595.9 772.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.3% 59.5% 61.3% 69.1% 37.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,548 11,577 2,354 6,110 7,188
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,412 1,841 455 740 9,837
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 76.5% 64.2% 66.1% 71.7% 72.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 69.0% 52.5% 58.9% 59.9% 64.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.6% 16.1% 11.4% 13.4% 12.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 12.9% 8.8% 9.5% 8.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.8 58.3 9.1 44.8 22.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 62.2 118.6 70.2 93.8 77.4
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 49.4 66.4 59.9 69.8 55.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.8 15.0 4.4* 12.6 8.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 7.1 2.1* 5.3* 5.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.3 25.6 14.1* 26.3 28.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.8 57.3 18.6 27.6 58.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.0 15.0 1.9 5.7 10.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 212.8 93.8 29.2 63.3 208.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.0 26.9 5.4 19.2 10.1
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.3 35.0 12.1 23.5 16.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 41.0 34.5 6.2* 13.0 40.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.6 46.5 8.0 29.8 23.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 186.2 231.4 84.1 131.2 190.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 80.7 119.6 35.1 63.2 88.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.8 57.8 12.4* 34.7 38.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.3 41.7 13.5 20.5 26.3
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 125.9 159.4 52.6 87.0 128.6
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.0 31.8 13.2 25.6 30.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 24.8 17.2* 20.0 22.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.4 44.0 9.8 19.1 22.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.7 50.1 10.6* 30.6 23.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.1 40.7 3.2 24.7 15.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 143.8 350.8 75.3 242.7 177.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.8 7.1 s 3.5 4.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.9 23.0 s 12.0 7.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 75.8 84.8 41.0 40.8 75.8
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 13.9 15.2 s 11.2* 14.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 42.3 47.6 20.1 33.6 42.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 24.2 37.4 30.0* s 25.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 48.0 63.3 29.1* 24.8 48.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.6 s 0.0* s 1.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 6.0 13.4 s s 7.0
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.2 26.7 4.6 12.3 21.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.6 5.1 7.2* 5.3* 9.6

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