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) 73.5% s 76.6% 38.0% 72.5%
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 NA NA NA NA 55.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted NA NA NA NA 14.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years NA NA NA NA 152.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted NA NA NA NA 10.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 15.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted NA NA NA NA 229.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years NA NA NA NA 2.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years NA NA NA NA 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 NA NA NA NA 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
In selected counties, estimates for hospitalization-related indicators by racial and ethnic groups are suppressed due to anomalies in patient ethnicity data. See the "Facility Race/Ethnicity Concordance Report" http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/sparcs/reports/race_eth/2012/ethnicity/outside_nyc/medicaid/OutsideNYC-Medicaid-Ethnicity-Facility.pdf