St. Lawrence County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 104,286 2,727 1,195 2,265 111,690
Percent of Population (2011) 93.4% 2.4% 1.1% 2.0% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 42,813 71,389 43,038 0 42,802
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 13.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.2%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 819.9 s s 496.5 810.6
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 41.7% s s s 42.1%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6,787 1,624 s 3,451 6,554
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,106 5 18 68 1,222
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 77.2% s s s 76.4%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 73.4% s s s 72.5%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.7% s s s 10.9%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.3% s s s 7.5%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 15.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.5
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 63.2 31.6 67.1 166.4 65.8
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 54.3 14.4 56.4 154.4 56.3
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 6.3 s 0.0* s 6.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 10.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.4
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 31.6 0.0* 0.0* s 31.1
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 45.1 s s 61.0 58.8
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 12.1 s s s 15.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 116.6 0.0* s s 161.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.8 8.8* 0.0* s 12.1
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 10.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 12.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 70.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 69.4
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 38.9 37.0 0.0* s 51.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 214.1 s s s 212.9
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 81.7 56.7 s 752.0 108.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 36.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 35.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 16.8 s s 79.4 21.5
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 140.3 s s s 140.4
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 31.8 30.3* 0.0* 428.0 41.7
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 19.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 18.7
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 23.4 s s 119.0 31.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 20.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.2
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 13.0 18.7* 0.0* s 16.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 200.7 117.0 23.4* 688.7 255.5
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.4* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 1.7*
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 5.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 7.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 97.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 95.9
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 16.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.7
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 17.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 17.4
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 52.1% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 52.0%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 72.4% 0.0%* s 0.0%* 73.3%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 17.3 s s s 39.4
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.9

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