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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 206,431 37,468 21,320 51,899 317,757
Percent of population (2012) 65.0% 11.8% 6.7% 16.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 87,744 72,491 120,709 62,215 84,752
Percent of families below poverty~ 8.7% 9.9% 2.3% 15.3% 9.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 589.2 516.0 263.9 466.7 566.5
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.7% 58.2% 41.1% 59.5% 36.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,584 5,589 1,229 3,821 4,403
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 2,855 401 190 1,043 4,551
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 71.9% 58.5% 73.9% 61.4% 68.2%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 68.0% 55.4% 64.5% 59.1% 64.4%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 6.3% 14.9% 12.0% 9.9% 8.2%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 4.6% 12.2% 10.9% 5.1% 5.7%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 1.8 10.3 0.7* 21.3 6.3
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 91.8 68.4 48.3 97.0 88.4
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 85.4 50.8 45.4 87.2 79.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.8 11.6 0.0* 5.1 4.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.5 10.0 0.0* 9.0 6.1
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.3 15.8 1.3* 22.4 19.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 64.1 37.5 19.1 27.6 57.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 4.3 1.2* 4.1 6.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 229.9 84.4 56.1 67.8 199.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 21.1 9.0 12.7 12.1
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.4 17.5 8.3 9.6 10.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.1 14.7 4.8* 25.1 28.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.0 32.1 11.8 21.6 26.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 184.0 147.0 82.6 133.3 176.5
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 74.0 74.7 33.6 41.6 74.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.2 26.7 5.4* 27.7 22.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.8 40.9 13.3 16.9 24.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 151.1 123.4 68.0 96.5 144.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.3 25.5 14.0 15.8 28.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 5.4* 2.4* 9.3* 7.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.5 21.5 8.4 14.0 17.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.5 14.8 7.8* 11.6 10.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.9 32.6 2.8 9.2 12.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 162.7 301.8 97.5 150.6 180.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.4 3.0* s 4.3 2.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.2 14.2 s 2.5 3.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 56.3 38.3 30.4 33.4 51.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 13.1 11.0 11.2* 15.9 13.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 41.5 37.3 20.6 41.9 39.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.0 15.2 s s 18.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 46.3 46.6 22.5* 59.2 46.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 2.2* s 0.0* s 2.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 8.0 12.1* s 12.0* 9.4
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 30.0 17.6 1.3* 6.9 21.9
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.5 2.4* 5.0* 2.5* 6.3

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