Sullivan County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 57,748 6,933 1,241 10,679 76,900
Percent of Population (2011) 75.1% 9.0% 1.6% 13.9% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 49,544 24,992 0 42,996 46,287
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 11.5% 0.0% 0.0% 13.7% 12.8%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 833.8 830.0 548.8 533.3 814.9
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 46.6% s s s 48.7%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 9,210 8,604 4,402 5,138 8,568
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 563 62 15 169 833
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 68.7% s s 58.1% 65.8%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 64.2% s s 51.3% 60.4%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 11.0% s s 13.2% 12.1%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 8.1% s s 10.7% 9.4%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 16.2 29.9 0.0* 33.5 21.6
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 79.2 90.4 69.6 108.5 88.2
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 57.3 50.9 58.2 79.8 61.8
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 8.3 s 0.0* s 8.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 13.5 s 0.0* s 14.1
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 50.7 s 0.0* 20.7* 45.0
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 68.7 48.7 18.9* 50.6 67.8
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 15.5 14.1 s 8.0 14.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 169.5 77.0 s 106.4 162.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.4 27.6 0.0* 18.0 12.1
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 14.2 34.3 0.0* 12.8 17.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 45.8 s 0.0* s 43.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 27.1 40.7 0.0* 28.6 29.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 222.8 254.0 s 208.0 224.3
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 108.3 149.8 19.0* 81.5 112.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.6 50.5* 0.0* s 29.3
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.1 27.4 s 19.5 22.3
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 173.8 178.9 s 172.2 173.6
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 46.9 57.3 12.0* 40.1 49.0
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 15.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 14.6
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 24.6 47.4 s 15.8 26.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 21.5 44.8* 0.0* s 22.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 12.9 29.7 s 5.9 13.7
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 206.1 348.5 61.4 218.9 220.3
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 4.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 3.7
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 5.5 13.2 0.0* s 5.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 91.2 68.5 0.0* s 84.4
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 15.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 13.9
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 24.4 s 0.0* s 25.2
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 31.1% s 0.0%* s 32.2%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 61.4% s 0.0%* s 60.9%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s 0.0%* 0.0%* s 42.9%*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 50.6 34.5 s 27.8 44.2
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.3 s s 0.0* 12.8

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate 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