Sullivan County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 57,501 6,870 1,242 10,886 76,793
Percent of population (2012) 74.9% 8.9% 1.6% 14.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 50,971 23,829 96,411 36,430 47,537
Percent of families below poverty~ 11.9% 31.4% 0.0% 18.6% 14.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 832.5 793.8 509.2 583.4 812.9
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 47.0% 66.7% 44.4%* 72.0% 49.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9,026 8,776 4,120 4,955 8,430
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 587 66 16 170 863
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 71.2% 65.8% s 63.8% 69.2%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 66.6% 60.3% s 59.5% 64.5%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.8% 15.7% s 14.2% 12.8%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.4% 13.1% s 10.7% 9.3%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.9 29.9 s 25.6 18.5
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 83.1 93.5 73.3 99.5 89.0
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.5 53.5 58.7 74.8 64.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.0* 10.1* 0.0* 7.9* 5.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.5 15.0* 0.0* 11.8* 15.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 60.5 23.9* 0.0* 17.9* 51.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.5 42.9 s 41.4 65.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 13.1 s 8.4 13.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 171.8 57.1 s 100.1 162.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.5 19.4 0.0* 10.6 9.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 12.5 22.1 0.0* 10.3 13.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.7 22.0* 17.6* 19.2* 46.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.7 26.0 s 16.4 23.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 224.6 209.1 131.9* 217.6 223.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 103.7 137.3 29.6 79.7 108.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.7 86.9 0.0* 46.2* 33.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 26.1 s 16.0 21.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 170.2 160.1 131.9* 177.6 169.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 42.4 52.4 25.5 36.0 44.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.8 5.5* 0.0* 0.0* 18.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.9 38.7 s 20.1 27.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.4 47.0* 0.0* 34.7* 19.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 27.7 s 6.1 14.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 206.7 319.6 64.5 217.7 221.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 5.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 4.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.9 9.8 0.0* 3.7* 6.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 78.2 70.2 0.0* 0.0* 71.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 11.6 s 0.0* s 11.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 40.7 44.9* 0.0* 75.8 42.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 24.0 s 0.0* s 22.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 38.8 s 0.0* s 36.4
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) 13.6 s 0.0* s 13.1
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 54.8 23.3 s 26.4 46.1
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.6 5.3* 46.2* 3.7* 16.0

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