St. Lawrence County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 104,324 2,787 1,260 2,397 111,963
Percentage of population (2013) 93.2% 2.5% 1.1% 2.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 44,457 66,167 53,036 31,862 44,216
Percentage of families below poverty~ 13.8% NA NA NA 13.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 787.1 551.3 335.5* 153.6* 776.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 41.9% 83.3% 25.0%* 75.0%* 42.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,806 3,197 224 536 6,492
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,119 4 16 83 1,244
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.5% s 80.9% 28.3% 73.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 71.5% s 68.1% 36.7% 70.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.7% s 8.5%* 11.0% 10.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.4% s 12.8%* 4.3%* 7.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 12.0 s s 0.0* 11.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 64.1 17.9 46.7 164.6 65.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.6 11.6 42.2 156.4 57.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 6.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.7
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 61.7* 0.0* 0.0* 10.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.9 77.6* 0.0* 0.0* 31.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 41.1 10.7* s 72.0 55.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 s 0.0* 10.3* 14.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 112.6 0.0* s 330.6* 152.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 s s s 10.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.1 0.0* 0.0* s 11.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 63.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 62.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.3 18.1* s 32.6* 41.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 208.8 61.7* 77.1* 25.5* 206.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 66.5 21.4 s 820.0 97.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.5 141.6* 0.0* 0.0* 35.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.5 s s 57.9 20.3
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 143.4 61.7* 51.0* 25.5* 142.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.1 15.8 s 446.7 35.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.2 0.0* s 87.9 28.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 22.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 17.5* 0.0* s 15.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 172.7 66.2 24.1* 779.8 229.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.4* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.0 s 0.0* s 8.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 80.8 0.0* 0.0* s 79.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 15.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 46.3 s s 0.0* 45.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 25.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 25.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 3.3* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.2*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 5.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 5.6*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.8 0.0* s 20.4 49.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.5

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