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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 119,667 17,282 7,586 10,333 155,735
Percentage of population (2014) 76.8% 11.1% 4.9% 6.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 62,888 26,945 58,935 24,838 57,025
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.5% 31.2% 13.5% 37.9% 9.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 730.8 831.0 286.1 533.2 737.7
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 33.2% 74.6% 60.6% 69.0% 36.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,800 9,353 2,082 5,910 7,002
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,158 222 109 180 1,807
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.1% 64.8% 75.8% 71.2% 77.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 80.0% 64.1% 74.7% 66.9% 75.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.1% 12.8% 7.6% 7.6% 10.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.3% 10.8% 6.7% 7.1% 7.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 16.9 55.1 2.0* 52.4 28.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 76.8 126.5 70.8 109.5 92.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 53.3 58.1 62.2 77.1 60.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.3 15.0 6.1* 11.1* 6.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.4 4.0* 4.4* 0.0* 5.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.3 27.6* 4.4* 8.7* 19.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 50.0 44.6 13.3 25.1 51.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.3 21.9 s 6.3 13.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 200.4 95.0 s 78.1 193.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.7 22.1 4.1* 6.9 8.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.9 17.1 0.0* 8.1* 9.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 43.8 28.5* 0.0* 25.5* 42.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.9 42.8 6.4* 11.0 26.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 191.6 187.1 125.6 181.0 192.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 77.1 92.7 28.8 54.7 81.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.2 18.9* 0.0* 22.5* 31.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.6 33.8 8.3 16.9 23.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 124.1 115.9 100.1* 94.7 124.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.7 28.9 13.0 14.7 27.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.6 14.9* 16.9* 17.6* 20.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.1 37.2 7.2* 24.0 23.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.0 54.5 0.0* 31.1* 20.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 35.7 s 6.0 13.3
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 171.0 362.1 110.7 177.5 194.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.0 6.1* 0.0* 0.0* 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.4 27.6 0.0* 3.2* 8.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 73.7 53.0 s s 69.8
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 14.7 s 0.0* s 14.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 32.5 27.0 37.6* s 33.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 21.5 s 0.0* s 20.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.1 s s s 42.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* s 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 8.0 0.0* s s 7.9
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 41.4 3.2* 11.5 23.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 4.0* 4.6* 0.0* 11.5

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