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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 207,014 37,810 21,481 54,004 320,903
Percentage of population (2013) 64.5% 11.8% 6.7% 16.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 85,365 74,257 120,383 60,556 83,133
Percentage of families below poverty~ 9.8% 8.9% 2.7% 17.3% 10.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 579.0 507.3 235.7 459.7 553.7
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.3% 57.9% 42.2% 56.2% 36.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,604 5,428 1,280 3,871 4,389
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 2,893 411 186 1,043 4,593
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 72.8% 57.7% 73.4% 63.0% 69.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 71.6% 56.4% 67.8% 62.1% 67.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 5.9% 13.2% 9.5% 10.1% 7.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 4.5% 11.4% 9.9% 5.9% 5.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 1.4 9.2 0.7* 20.4 5.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 91.9 65.9 46.7 93.3 87.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 86.2 52.0 44.1 85.9 79.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.7 9.7 0.0* 5.4 4.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 9.5 0.0* 11.2 6.1
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.0 18.8 1.2* 25.3 22.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 59.1 37.9 18.7 26.6 56.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.7 4.9 2.5 4.0 7.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 216.8 83.1 64.8 74.1 201.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.9 21.3 10.4 13.0 12.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.4 18.2 8.2 5.8 9.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.4 15.6 10.1* 24.5 27.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.3 31.2 12.8 19.7 24.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 171.0 152.2 76.2 120.9 165.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 64.9 69.0 32.5 32.5 72.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.6 35.4 13.1* 29.2 24.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.5 39.7 8.5 14.0 24.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 139.2 127.9 63.1 90.6 134.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.5 22.2 12.3 11.9 27.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.3 6.3* 2.1* 6.9* 8.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.5 19.3 9.0 9.9 16.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 11.6 6.8* 14.8 10.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.1 29.8 1.7 7.8 12.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 147.6 283.5 96.4 135.9 177.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.7 3.6* s 3.1* 2.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.0 12.6 s 1.4 3.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 52.8 34.0 29.9 37.7 48.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 13.4 10.7 11.7* 13.2 13.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.7 29.1 20.9 35.4 36.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.8 22.3 s 13.1* 20.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 41.9 38.4 25.3 69.2 43.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 2.2* s 0.0* s 2.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 8.9 13.7* s 8.4* 10.6
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.6 15.4 1.4* 7.6 21.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.1 2.6* 8.7* 2.8* 6.2

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