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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 120,365 16,916 7,281 9,981 155,333
Percentage of population (2013) 77.5% 10.9% 4.7% 6.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 61,889 24,698 60,646 17,608 55,406
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.4% 31.1% NA 39.3% 9.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 720.8 777.6 286.5 561.8 726.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.7% 71.5% 60.0% 66.7% 36.0%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,793 8,736 2,688 6,217 6,957
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,163 221 116 171 1,788
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.6% 65.6% 77.1% 68.7% 78.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 78.6% 63.4% 72.2% 65.9% 74.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.2% 13.3% 9.8% 9.4% 11.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.7% 11.3% 8.0% 7.4% 8.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 17.0 54.2 0.0* 63.2 29.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 75.5 124.0 76.0 129.5 92.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.9 58.9 68.4 75.8 59.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.4 12.1* 8.6* 13.6* 7.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.1 3.6* 0.0* 11.8* 6.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.9 30.2* 0.0* 27.6* 21.0
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 48.6 42.3 12.6 23.7 49.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 18.4 s 6.8 13.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 189.8 82.6 s 95.8 184.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.4 22.3 3.0* 8.8 9.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.2 20.1 0.0* 11.0 11.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.1 32.7* 0.0* 28.9* 42.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.3 40.6 7.0* 12.3 26.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 189.6 164.4 138.2 131.5 189.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 81.5 95.6 25.6 58.1 85.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.1 20.9* 0.0* 24.8* 33.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.3 36.5 9.3 16.8 24.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 123.5 118.6 113.5* 110.1 124.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 32.5 12.4 19.6 29.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.7 8.6* 20.1* 0.0* 18.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.4 37.2 s 26.3 25.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.3 57.6 4.6* 43.7* 18.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 35.3 s 7.5 13.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 173.4 382.6 90.4 183.3 198.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 2.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.9 27.1 s s 8.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 72.4 40.6 0.0* s 68.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 15.9 s 0.0* s 15.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 37.1 37.1 s s 37.3
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.9 s 0.0* s 21.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.6 s s s 38.6
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s s 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 5.1 0.0* 0.0* s 5.0
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 40.9 3.6* 13.9 21.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.8 4.1* 4.8* 5.6* 12.6

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