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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 207,379 38,483 21,898 55,498 323,866
Percentage of population (2014) 64.0% 11.9% 6.8% 17.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 89,243 74,385 119,853 61,689 85,808
Percentage of families below poverty~ 9.5% 8.5% 3.1% 16.0% 9.8%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 556.0 492.3 218.0 446.5 530.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.4% 55.3% 47.0% 52.2% 36.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,381 4,965 1,644 3,380 4,129
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,089 405 186 1,045 4,804
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 70.0% 55.8% 73.9% 62.6% 67.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 67.6% 52.0% 67.6% 60.6% 64.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 5.8% 11.8% 10.2% 10.3% 7.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 4.6% 9.9% 10.4% 6.0% 5.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 1.3 7.4 0.0* 20.4 5.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 97.7 64.8 46.4 92.4 90.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 91.7 51.0 44.0 84.3 82.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.6 8.2 1.8* 4.8 3.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.8 9.1 0.0* 9.8 6.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.7 19.0 3.0* 21.2 22.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.7 35.9 17.1 27.1 54.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 4.1 2.3 3.8 6.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 202.7 70.2 53.3 73.4 189.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.7 19.5 10.0 11.0 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.0 15.5 9.0 5.6 8.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.5 16.0 13.2* 20.9 24.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 30.1 12.8 16.6 22.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 162.2 143.9 61.5 108.9 154.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 59.1 63.5 31.0 34.6 69.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.8 33.0 17.1* 34.9 25.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.4 36.6 6.8 14.1 23.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 129.9 121.4 59.3 86.6 124.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 17.8 12.7 12.0 26.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.8 7.8* 0.0* 7.8* 9.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 19.9 8.9 10.8 16.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.0 12.8 4.1* 13.6 10.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 25.5 1.8 7.2 10.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 134.5 261.0 91.3 132.0 166.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.5 3.1* 0.0* s 1.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 1.8 10.2 s 1.2 2.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 54.7 39.2 28.3 31.6 50.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.7 12.6 s 10.7* 12.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 38.6 31.4 17.0 25.2 35.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 22.5 25.2 s 13.1* 20.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 37.6 42.3 39.2 45.0 39.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 2.4* s s s 2.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 8.4 10.6* s 8.8* 9.2
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.0 12.2 2.0 7.5 21.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 1.0* 12.3* 2.7* 6.5

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