Sullivan County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 56,210 6,820 1,287 11,329 75,943
Percentage of population (2014) 74.0% 9.0% 1.7% 14.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 51,867 26,531 99,345 39,560 49,388
Percentage of families below poverty~ 10.8% 27.6% 4.5% 19.6% 13.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 812.2 831.7 132.4* 557.0 791.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 47.7% 69.4% 80.0%* 68.9% 50.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8,978 8,549 1,623 5,197 8,332
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 580 54 14 184 857
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 69.6% 65.6% 67.4% 64.6% 67.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 65.4% 55.4% 58.1% 58.1% 62.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.4% 15.6% 20.9%* 16.5% 12.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.2% 9.3% 11.6%* 10.3% 8.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 12.8 14.5* s 25.1 16.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 82.2 81.3 60.8 103.1 88.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.1 43.9 51.3 81.0 65.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.9* 12.4* 0.0* 1.8* 3.5*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.2 5.6* 0.0* 16.3* 14.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 56.1 37.5* 0.0* 32.8* 50.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 62.9 31.8 16.8* 32.4 61.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.8 7.2 s 5.9 13.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 152.2 50.4 0.0* 57.9 146.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.6 13.7 0.0* 8.3 9.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 10.6 13.7* 0.0* 8.4* 11.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.7 24.2* 65.9* 23.4* 46.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.7 17.3 s 13.1 24.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 223.3 202.7 0.0* 129.6 216.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 95.6 79.8 26.1 49.5 98.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.5 53.9* 0.0* 23.0* 30.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.6 22.0 s 10.1 22.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 159.1 168.9 0.0* 103.3 156.6
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 35.1 29.3 22.9 21.8 36.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.5 4.0* 0.0* 0.0* 24.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.2 21.2 s 11.1 25.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.6 47.0* 0.0* 11.2* 21.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 15.6 0.0* 7.0 13.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 194.6 198.2 32.0 153.1 209.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 6.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.9 7.8 0.0* 5.8 7.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 71.9 72.4 0.0* 31.8* 68.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 15.6 s 0.0* s 16.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 39.2 45.6* s 44.2* 39.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 17.8 s 0.0* s 17.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 41.2 92.2* 0.0* s 43.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 11.2 s 0.0* s 12.0
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 40.5 15.9 s 20.4 38.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.4 4.0* 19.5* 6.8* 15.7

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