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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 863,398 155,178 119,591 212,005 1,352,146
Percentage of population (2013) 63.9% 11.5% 8.8% 15.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 101,990 79,123 111,825 69,404 95,385
Percentage of families below poverty~ 2.2% 9.2% 4.8% 12.3% 4.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 599.7 634.1 320.8 396.2 583.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 27.4% 56.7% 49.8% 57.6% 31.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,716 6,708 2,224 3,411 4,582
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 7,186 1,645 1,375 3,523 13,965
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 89.5% 71.6% 83.7% 74.1% 82.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 83.2% 65.4% 77.4% 70.2% 77.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.8% 14.6% 10.1% 12.1% 11.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.2% 11.9% 9.3% 7.0% 7.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 2.5 18.0 0.4* 21.1 7.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.3 77.2 58.5 89.5 70.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 51.5 48.7 54.6 73.3 56.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.1 10.3 2.9 3.6 3.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.3 5.5 5.2 9.7 6.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.6 17.4 11.7 23.4 27.0
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 66.5 60.7 23.9 95.8 68.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.0 10.6 2.7 7.4 9.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 250.1 100.2 69.9 325.1 238.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.7 34.8 7.0 19.8 14.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 13.1 51.1 14.1 24.3 21.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.5 19.6 9.0 8.1 23.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.2 50.7 9.6 45.6 27.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 207.8 239.4 114.3 122.5 203.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 97.9 114.9 45.6 115.3 101.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 26.7 20.6 23.6 22.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 35.4 10.6 35.6 22.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 170.1 205.5 100.2 103.3 167.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 35.2 35.4 22.6 33.9 36.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.6 8.0 3.7* 3.3 12.5
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.9 35.7 8.6 39.1 22.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.2 20.2 8.3 10.8 10.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.2 38.6 3.5 19.9 14.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 152.0 351.6 103.4 281.9 185.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.7 3.0 s 1.6 1.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.6 11.1 0.7 5.0 3.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 65.1 50.9 24.7 31.4 59.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 12.0 13.6 9.5 6.6 11.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.6 41.6 24.1 28.4 38.3
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 18.5 24.5 8.8 15.0 18.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 45.2 56.3 39.4 26.9 44.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.4 3.5 s 3.7 2.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 6.5 7.4 8.5 7.8 6.9
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.3 17.7 2.3 8.1 18.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.2 3.9 4.8 5.0 6.5

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