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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 122,111 16,343 6,634 9,285 155,058
Percent of Population (2011) 78.8% 10.5% 4.3% 6.0% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 59,727 23,091 56,424 26,250 53,540
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 5.4% 30.8% 0.0% 27.7% 8.8%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 695.2 727.3 418.6 573.2 704.9
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 31.0% s s s 34.2%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6,161 9,510 2,598 5,256 6,487
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,177 228 117 170 1,800
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 82.6% 67.8% 76.0% 70.8% 78.5%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 77.9% 61.2% s 69.3% 74.0%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.5% 14.6% 12.3% 11.0% 11.2%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.6% 14.5% 12.0% 8.1% 9.0%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 18.9 58.1 s 59.0 31.5
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 75.5 129.1 82.0 158.4 94.0
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 52.7 63.2 73.6 84.7 60.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 5.1 14.6 s s 7.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5.0 s 0.0* s 5.1
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 20.0 s s s 19.8
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 53.1 44.7 12.0 22.6 54.1
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 12.8 15.9 s 8.2 13.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 204.9 64.1 s 62.2* 198.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.5 25.0 s 11.1 11.1
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 12.6 24.4 0.0* 17.7 16.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 44.3 s s s 43.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.3 39.4 s 25.1 28.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 188.3 174.6 86.0* 131.6 189.1
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 85.4 97.9 20.6 64.1 88.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 30.5 42.0* s s 30.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.9 37.4 15.8 10.2 24.4
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 118.7 122.4 69.2* 108.1 120.0
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 29.2 28.1 9.4 23.0 30.8
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 21.7 s 0.0* s 21.4
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.5 35.0 s 25.2 27.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 17.1 40.4* s s 18.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 10.5 30.5 s 6.1* 11.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 177.4 398.3 71.7 167.2 201.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.4* s 0.0* 0.0* 1.8
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 6.0 16.5 0.0* s 6.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 78.6 48.6 s s 75.3
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 17.4 s s s 16.8
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 26.4 s 0.0* s 25.1
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) s s 0.0* 0.0* 2.5*
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 40.1% 56.3%* s s 42.0%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 63.5% 53.9%* s s 62.7%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 60.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 54.6%*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.6 43.1 s 17.5 24.6
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 11.3 11.1* 0.0* s 11.3

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