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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 373,041 53,646 16,039 20,138 466,852
Percent of population (2012) 79.9% 11.5% 3.4% 4.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 58,424 25,696 48,742 35,874 53,545
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.5% 34.9% 19.7% 37.3% 10.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 693.0 918.3 392.5 474.3 707.7
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.8% 67.0% 53.8% 69.8% 37.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,806 8,956 1,926 4,586 6,061
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,551 874 265 334 5,360
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 84.1% 60.9% 64.5% 69.8% 77.3%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 83.5% 61.4% 66.2% 70.4% 77.2%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.5% 13.8% 9.7% 11.7% 10.5%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.6% 12.3% 6.7% 9.4% 7.8%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.6 62.7 6.0* 49.3 24.5
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 62.4 121.0 64.7 96.6 76.2
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.0 69.6 57.6 66.6 57.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.4 12.2 2.5* 7.0* 5.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 7.4 1.6* 13.2* 8.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.5 26.8 14.0* 16.3* 33.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 43.3 49.6 16.6 37.3 45.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 23.0 4.1 12.6 12.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 158.4 49.4 44.9 80.6 153.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.3 20.1 4.0 11.9 7.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 4.6 17.5 s 7.7 8.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.4 32.0 9.3* 27.8* 39.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.2 41.9 11.7 22.8 25.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 146.4 196.3 87.2 103.8 149.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 77.5 149.8 22.2 69.7 84.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.5 51.2 42.3* 48.0 35.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.7 39.7 9.1 18.2 24.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 101.3 119.6 53.5 80.0 102.6
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.8 39.0 10.2 23.0 28.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.7 17.6 15.1* 5.5* 11.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.4 66.2 4.9* 24.1 24.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.8 24.3 15.1* 2.4* 15.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.5 44.3 4.9 19.0 14.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 165.1 450.1 70.3 251.1 194.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.0 4.3 0.0* s 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.5 19.6 s 4.9 6.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 80.4 92.4 35.8* s 81.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 13.2 15.1 0.0* s 13.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 39.9 43.0 s s 39.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 20.2 13.1* 0.0* s 19.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 44.4 53.9 s s 44.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 1.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 5.1 s s s 4.9
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.6 48.4 4.1 23.2 21.8
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.3 3.5* 2.7* 8.3* 9.5

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