St. Lawrence County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 104,638 2,797 1,215 2,341 112,232
Percent of population (2012) 93.2% 2.5% 1.1% 2.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 42,930 0 41,071 31,932 42,551
Percent of families below poverty~ 13.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.8%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 808.2 648.0 564.0* 387.1 800.4
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 42.7% 75.0%* 33.3%* 77.8%* 43.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,110 3,044 315 2,987 6,837
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,120 4 17 78 1,242
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 76.1% s s s 75.0%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 72.3% s s s 71.2%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.1% s s s 11.2%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.3% s s 4.3%* 7.3%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.3
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.8 22.3 51.8 165.9 65.9
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.3 11.2 47.1 155.9 57.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 8.3 s 0.0* 4.3* 8.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.9 17.9* 0.0* 11.4* 34.0
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 40.8 s s 69.5 54.5
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.6 s 0.0* 10.8* 14.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 107.5 0.0* s 355.6* 149.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.3 s s s 10.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 12.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 65.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 64.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 34.4 21.3* s 30.1* 45.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 218.5 0.0* 121.0* 95.4* 217.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 72.6 27.5 s 953.3 104.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.4 155.1* 0.0* 0.0* 36.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.2 s s 77.6 21.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 148.1 0.0* 93.0* 95.4* 147.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 23.3* s 534.8 40.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 17.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 0.0* s 118.3 29.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 19.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.0 21.0* 0.0* s 16.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 185.7 74.8 20.1* 847.1 240.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 1.5*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.7 s 0.0* s 7.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 95.9 0.0* 0.0* s 94.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 16.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 16.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 50.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 49.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 19.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 19.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 24.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 24.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 6.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.2
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.5 s s 15.7 41.4
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.1

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