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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 205,862 37,108 20,865 50,686 315,158
Percent of Population (2011) 65.3% 11.8% 6.6% 16.1% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 85,430 65,769 116,904 68,642 82,772
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 8.1% 7.8% 1.6% 14.0% 8.4%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 595.0 547.3 249.9 470.4 575.3
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 32.8% 59.2% s 56.4% 36.9%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4,453 5,975 1,354 3,581 4,367
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 2,833 385 196 1,055 4,540
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 71.1% 57.7% 71.8% 57.7% 66.7%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 68.1% 51.5% 63.9% 55.5% 63.1%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 7.2% 16.5% 11.7% 11.1% 9.2%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 5.2% 12.8% 10.7% 5.9% 6.3%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 1.9 14.3 s 23.6 7.1
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 91.4 74.8 53.0 111.2 92.1
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 84.2 51.9 49.0 97.5 81.0
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 2.9 12.1 0.0* 4.4 4.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4.6 6.5* 0.0* s 4.5
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 16.5 13.5 s 15.0 15.6
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 63.4 40.6 17.3 37.0 58.8
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 7.1 5.0 1.2* 4.8 6.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 225.0 99.5 51.8 92.8 199.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.6 23.1 9.1 17.6 12.6
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 10.2 18.1 7.6 14.0 12.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 30.1 20.5 s 20.5 27.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 25.8 33.7 11.0 27.6 27.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 197.7 127.3 85.3 153.7 187.8
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 76.7 81.4 33.7 53.7 77.3
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 23.0 29.7 0.0* 26.5 24.0
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.5 38.9 15.5 19.5 24.9
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 166.2 109.2 68.4 119.3 156.9
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 30.1 26.9 15.0 19.6 29.9
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.1 s s s 7.5
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 17.7 25.9 8.4 20.0 19.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.2 17.6 s 14.5 9.6
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 10.0 32.0 4.9 13.0 13.3
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 158.0 306.8 93.9 194.3 181.5
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.6 s s 4.6 2.4
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 2.4 14.5 s 3.7 4.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 63.0 40.1 36.4 36.2 57.3
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 12.2 11.0 10.7* 9.8* 12.2
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 22.7 11.7* s s 19.3
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.6* s 0.0* s 1.9
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 49.2% 47.4% s 33.3%* 47.0%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 67.0% 56.7% 65.6% 45.7% 64.5%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 36.4% s 0.0%* s 37.0%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 29.6 20.7 2.2 9.8 23.0
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5.8 s s s 4.9

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