Sullivan County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 57,135 6,887 1,295 11,050 76,665
Percentage of population (2013) 74.5% 9.0% 1.7% 14.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 51,483 31,452 100,066 38,892 49,147
Percentage of families below poverty~ 9.7% 22.2% NA 20.1% 12.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 817.4 858.6 329.9* 600.6 797.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 48.3% 69.6% 50.0%* 69.0% 50.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9,454 9,525 3,592 4,765 8,740
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 585 60 15 182 865
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 71.0% 67.0% 79.5% 62.5% 68.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 65.9% 63.1% 72.7% 55.7% 63.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.4% 12.3% 20.5%* 15.8% 12.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.3% 9.4% 9.1%* 10.8% 8.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 14.1 19.4 s 26.2 18.2
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 82.5 90.7 68.6 105.2 89.0
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 62.4 49.0 52.9 80.2 65.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.6* 11.1* 0.0* 1.8* 4.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.9 15.4* 0.0* 11.4* 15.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 63.2 45.6* 0.0* 34.1* 55.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 66.1 34.4 18.7* 38.1 65.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.3 10.1 s 7.5 13.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 161.8 45.9* s 86.7 156.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.1 14.2 0.0* 10.5 9.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 10.1 17.0* 0.0* 9.4 11.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.3 28.6* 16.5* 21.6* 45.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.9 18.1 s 18.8 24.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 219.9 187.2 57.5* 164.2 214.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 98.7 104.1 35.9 65.7 103.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.5 76.4 0.0* 45.2* 34.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 23.0 s 10.3 22.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 160.6 159.6 57.5* 139.4 159.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 36.9 34.2 24.8 28.8 38.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 22.5
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.2 29.0 s 15.7 27.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.0 45.9* 0.0* 25.7* 19.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.8 18.0 s 8.4 13.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 199.1 239.5 52.4 191.1 217.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 5.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 3.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.7 6.5 0.0* 6.4 6.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 69.3 76.3 0.0* s 66.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 14.9 s 0.0* s 15.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.1 31.4* s 52.3* 38.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 23.2 s 0.0* s 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 35.2 s 0.0* s 34.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 11.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 10.2
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 47.8 15.4 s 24.0 44.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.3 9.3* 20.8* 6.9* 15.1

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