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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 187,942 15,996 2,487 5,380 214,249
Percentage of population (2013) 87.7% 7.5% 1.2% 2.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 50,926 25,203 29,643 35,184 47,909
Percentage of families below poverty~ 7.4% 36.4% NA 19.7% 9.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 777.6 1,102.8 273.8 716.4 794.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 37.3% 59.2% 76.9% 52.8% 39.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,300 11,609 2,172 3,100 7,620
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,721 208 26 81 2,152
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 75.1% 63.0% 61.8% 61.9% 72.6%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 68.1% 56.6% 56.6% 56.4% 65.8%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 12.8% 19.9% 13.9% 13.3% 13.5%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.3% 15.6% 8.9%* 8.3% 8.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.4 56.3 0.0* 39.6 20.2
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 65.6 108.2 56.1 101.0 74.0
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 51.4 60.5 44.3 70.3 54.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.6 12.8* 0.0* 0.0* 5.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 15.8* 0.0* 29.1* 9.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.0 37.3 11.9* 50.2* 34.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 54.9 58.0 303.3 25.2 57.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.1 24.2 27.3 11.1 16.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 160.6 72.5 1,130.6 69.4* 164.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.8 23.0 16.1* 13.3 8.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.5 20.9 s 10.1* 9.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.4 31.3 0.0* 31.7* 48.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 36.4 55.9 212.2 35.9 39.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 232.8 310.4 118.5* 157.1 236.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 106.8 177.5 913.5 62.6 115.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.3 66.5 20.9* 29.1* 37.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 55.8 347.8 25.4 32.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 181.6 248.0 92.2* 92.8* 183.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 43.3 55.6 286.1 20.1 45.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 10.0* 0.0* 27.4* 20.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.4 72.4 341.6 21.9 29.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.6 64.5 26.4* 33.8* 23.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.4 52.9 47.5 19.9 20.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 205.3 448.0 1,363.2 246.5 230.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 5.2 0.0* 0.0* s 4.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 7.6 28.9 s s 9.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 78.8 84.2 s s 78.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 13.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 13.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 41.9 46.2 s s 42.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 22.2 28.1* 0.0* 0.0* 22.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 40.9 65.8 0.0* s 41.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* s s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 6.4 0.0* s 0.0* 6.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 46.2 123.7 24.7 31.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.1 11.0* 9.8* 0.0* 15.5

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