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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 61,459 939 358 1,275 64,181
Percentage of population (2013) 95.8% 1.5% 0.6% 2.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 44,101 NA 40,337 NA 43,722
Percentage of families below poverty~ 11.3% NA NA NA 12.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 709.9 571.8* 109.4* 911.9 708.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.5% 87.5%* 0.0%* 38.5%* 35.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,308 4,485 0 4,435 6,219
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 626 5 4 18 663
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.5% s s 51.0% 73.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 72.7% s s 50.0% 71.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.1% s s 2.0%* 10.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% s s 3.9%* 6.7%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.5 s s 27.0* 14.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.7 26.8 47.0 78.3 72.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 58.2 22.0 43.6 69.3 58.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.3 s s 18.5* 5.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.4 0.0* 0.0* 106.8* 12.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.2 0.0* 109.4* 106.8* 23.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 61.1 s s s 62.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.3 s s s 16.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 191.0 0.0* s s 195.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 4.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 4.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 47.8 69.1* 0.0* 0.0* 47.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.1 80.9* 0.0* 0.0* 28.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 217.5 69.1* 0.0* 174.8* 216.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 91.0 56.1* s s 92.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 25.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.8 s 0.0* s 24.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 156.3 69.1* 0.0* 123.1* 156.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.8 s s 0.0* 29.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.3 s s s 28.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 72.6* 0.0* 68.8* 22.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.2 s s s 15.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 196.4 362.1 90.4* 69.7 202.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.2* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.4*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 76.8 0.0* s s 76.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 17.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 38.6 0.0* 0.0* s 39.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 18.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 18.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.1 0.0* s 0.0* 41.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.7 s 0.0* s 15.0
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.8

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