Herkimer County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 61,610 885 408 1,094 64,160
Percent of Population (2011) 96.0% 1.4% 0.6% 1.7% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 44,363 0 0 0 43,324
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 10.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 716.5 734.7* s 910.4 715.1
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 37.0% s s s 37.3%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6,665 2,892 1,343 7,624 6,591
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 617 6 3 22 655
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 76.4% s s s 75.4%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 71.6% s s s 70.7%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.3% s s s 10.3%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.1% s s s 7.0%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 12.7 s 0.0* s 18.5
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 61.5 51.8 22.5* 123.3 73.1
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 56.8 35.1 22.5* 98.9 57.5
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 9.2 0.0* 0.0* s 9.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 13.1 0.0* 0.0* s 13.0
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 25.7 0.0* 0.0* s 25.2
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 73.4 23.8* s s 73.4
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 16.8 39.5* s s 17.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 239.4 0.0* s s 240.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 7.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 7.8
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 5.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 44.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 43.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 31.0 s 0.0* s 31.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 224.9 s s s 223.8
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 114.9 65.7* s s 114.4
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 32.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 31.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.3 s s s 26.5
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 153.4 s s s 153.3
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 42.6 s s s 42.4
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 19.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 19.7
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 32.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 32.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 15.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.2
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 14.9 s s 0.0* 15.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 217.9 366.7 75.3* 106.3 220.0
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 3.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.7
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 5.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 5.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 69.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 69.2
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 13.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.6
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 17.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 18.9
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 37.7% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 37.4%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 64.9% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 63.7%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 17.3 s 0.0* s 17.3
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 11.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.7

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate 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