Niagara County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 189,344 15,783 2,473 5,042 215,124
Percent of population (2012) 88.0% 7.3% 1.1% 2.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 50,664 24,123 24,953 42,469 47,544
Percent of families below poverty~ 7.9% 39.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 768.0 1,050.4 274.4 781.8 784.2
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 36.7% 61.1% 66.7%* 43.1% 38.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,056 11,032 1,304 2,941 7,352
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,728 205 28 81 2,159
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 76.3% 64.6% s 63.5% 73.8%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 68.3% 54.7% s 57.6% 65.8%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.9% 18.6% s 14.9% 12.7%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.7% 16.0% s 13.2% 8.6%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.4 68.7 0.0* 59.0 24.0
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 66.2 114.5 62.8 109.4 75.8
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.7 59.8 48.4 73.8 54.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.1 16.3 0.0* 4.1* 4.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.4 15.2* 0.0* 14.8* 9.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.8 40.6 0.0* 29.9* 33.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 57.9 64.6 s 34.3 59.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.5 25.8 s 11.3 16.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 172.2 67.0 s 124.1 174.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.6 22.8 s 10.1 8.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.7 14.7 0.0* s 9.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.4 48.8 0.0* 14.8* 48.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 37.3 51.5 s 33.9 39.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 231.8 285.0 111.8* 238.1 235.5
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 115.2 182.6 26.3 73.7 123.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.5 64.2 23.3* 30.7* 36.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 55.3 s 21.4 31.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 181.9 218.6 81.7* 197.8 184.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 49.6 57.9 14.8* 23.7 51.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.1 8.5* 0.0* 20.1* 18.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.8 73.4 s 28.8 29.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.6 57.5 0.0* 0.0* 20.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.3 52.7 s 19.2 20.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 213.1 478.7 82.9 253.8 238.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 4.0 s 0.0* s 3.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 8.3 25.7 0.0* s 9.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 78.5 94.6 s s 78.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 15.5 13.4* 0.0* 0.0* 15.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 43.5 65.9 s s 44.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.6 25.9* 0.0* s 21.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 39.4 54.5 s s 40.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 6.3 s s 0.0* 6.4
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.2 50.3 s 28.9 32.4
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 9.3* 0.0* 0.0* 13.6

Key

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