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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 190,249 15,898 2,418 5,042 216,011
Percent of Population (2011) 88.1% 7.4% 1.1% 2.3% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 47,820 25,403 26,621 32,360 45,722
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 7.9% 32.5% 0.0% 0.0% 9.9%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 788.4 1,030.4 208.2* 712.8 802.8
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 36.7% 62.4% s s 38.6%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7,192 11,261 1,678 4,202 7,507
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,786 208 22 79 2,216
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 76.2% 63.6% s s 73.8%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 69.3% 54.2% s s 66.9%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.9% 19.1% s s 11.8%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.2% 15.5% s s 8.1%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 15.7 74.3 0.0* 50.6 26.2
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 69.9 124.3 73.7 123.9 80.3
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 51.5 61.6 40.5 78.3 55.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 3.9 16.0 0.0* s 5.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 9.3 s 0.0* s 9.0
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 30.3 44.3 0.0* s 30.6
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 61.9 68.0 s 34.5 63.9
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 14.5 27.7 s 9.5 15.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 195.4 100.0 s 100.1* 197.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.6 27.5 s 12.4 10.2
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 9.3 20.4 0.0* s 10.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 51.0 42.2 0.0* s 50.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 39.2 59.6 s 35.6 42.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 245.1 301.8 s 186.7 248.9
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 124.2 192.9 32.1 78.4 132.4
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 36.6 61.3 0.0* s 37.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 29.3 53.9 s 19.6 32.1
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 193.6 237.1 s 171.2 196.9
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 56.8 69.4 17.9* 29.6 59.0
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 18.9 s 0.0* s 18.5
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 27.3 71.3 s 25.9 31.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 17.9 54.7 0.0* 0.0* 19.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 18.1 59.7 0.0* 24.2 20.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 218.3 504.1 48.5 228.8 244.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 3.4 s 0.0* s 3.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 8.0 24.5 0.0* 7.2* 9.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 75.4 89.2 s s 74.8
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 16.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 15.9
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 23.6 s 0.0* s 23.1
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) 42.4% 63.2% s s 43.9%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 71.2% 64.9% s s 70.1%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 68.8% 0.0%* s 0.0%* 66.7%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.7 54.7 s 23.6 30.5
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 11.2 s 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