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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 121,410 16,421 7,080 9,473 155,124
Percent of population (2012) 78.3% 10.6% 4.6% 6.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 61,026 25,036 57,788 25,266 54,590
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.2% 30.0% 0.0% 33.1% 9.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 703.2 720.2 372.4 567.1 708.3
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 31.5% 70.5% 54.5% 68.1% 34.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,252 7,999 2,154 5,793 6,390
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,220 228 115 171 1,846
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.4% 65.7% 78.6% 70.2% 78.3%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 77.8% 62.2% 75.7% 69.0% 74.4%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.3% 15.2% 11.6% 10.4% 11.7%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.8% 13.6% 8.7% 8.2% 8.8%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 17.8 58.0 2.2* 57.4 31.0
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 77.0 122.5 77.1 144.8 93.8
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.8 61.4 70.2 78.4 61.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.4 8.8* 2.9* 13.6* 6.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.8 5.4* 0.0* 12.8* 5.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 17.7* 0.0* 29.2* 18.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 49.2 35.3 13.8 25.0 49.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 15.2 s 7.3 13.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 191.3 54.7 s 108.6 185.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.3 21.8 s 10.5 10.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 10.0 20.0 0.0* 17.6 14.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 45.6 20.3* 0.0* 20.6* 43.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.9 38.9 9.1* 22.6 27.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 187.3 159.2 131.9 148.1 186.7
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 82.4 91.6 26.5 69.9 86.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.8 32.5* 0.0* 20.4* 31.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.2 37.7 9.6 16.2 24.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 120.0 110.5 94.2* 118.4 120.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 26.3 9.7 26.4 29.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 9.1* 22.5* 0.0* 19.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.7 35.5 s 29.5 26.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.2 43.8 12.6* 31.3* 19.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.9 26.3 s 7.2 12.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 175.1 367.2 91.5 174.2 198.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.4* s 0.0* 0.0* 1.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.4 16.6 0.0* s 7.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 74.9 37.2 s 43.9* 71.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 16.3 s s s 15.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 40.4 50.2 s 72.0* 42.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 24.6 s 0.0* s 23.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 39.8 30.0* s s 40.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s s 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 4.2* s 0.0* s 4.7
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.0 39.0 s 10.9 21.8
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.4 4.1* 4.9* 5.8* 11.6

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