Niagara County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 186,569 16,125 2,711 5,646 213,525
Percentage of population (2014) 87.4% 7.6% 1.3% 2.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 51,902 26,975 28,750 40,071 49,091
Percentage of families below poverty~ 7.8% 34.3% 24.9% 14.3% 9.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 775.6 1,032.4 318.1 682.6 790.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 38.8% 61.4% 70.6% 57.1% 40.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,613 11,969 2,375 3,747 7,955
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,726 209 30 80 2,164
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 73.9% 59.8% 62.4% 63.1% 71.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 66.1% 54.7% 55.3% 56.0% 63.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 12.8% 20.7% 16.7% 14.6% 13.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.1% 15.0% 13.3% 8.8% 8.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 10.1 41.9 0.0* 31.4 16.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 65.4 106.0 59.6 93.8 73.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.3 60.7 48.8 67.5 55.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.8 20.7 0.0* 0.0* 7.1
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.7 10.5* 0.0* 28.2* 9.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.5 31.8 11.6* 48.0* 34.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 51.4 56.8 13.9* 38.9 52.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 24.3 s 8.0 13.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 148.4 61.0 s 152.7 147.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.1 19.6 s 17.5 7.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.3 23.7 s 14.9* 11.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.2 21.5* 0.0* 16.5* 47.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 34.7 52.8 s 45.2 36.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 224.3 304.7 36.9* 164.6 227.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 102.6 171.5 26.9 83.2 108.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.0 59.0 17.6* 16.0* 35.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.4 58.0 9.9* 23.6 30.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 173.1 249.7 13.1* 123.1* 175.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 40.0 54.4 18.8* 27.4 41.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.1 10.1* 0.0* 8.5* 20.7
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.9 67.1 s 31.1 28.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.3 49.5 23.7* 66.2* 25.1
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.9 56.8 s 27.7 19.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 198.6 450.1 93.7 279.0 218.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 5.0 s 0.0* s 4.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 7.5 31.7 s 8.0* 9.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 82.7 81.6 s s 82.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 12.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 11.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.4 41.2 s s 42.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 21.3 27.6* 0.0* s 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 41.6 52.7 s s 42.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* 0.0* s s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 7.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 8.1
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.6 45.2 s 22.4 28.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.3 5.5* 18.7* 0.0* 16.0

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