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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 82,752 4,666 10,081 4,676 102,554
Percent of population (2012) 80.7% 4.5% 9.8% 4.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 57,125 16,378 20,987 35,842 52,070
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 678.6 1,075.0 216.4 222.4* 671.3
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.1% 56.1% 60.0%* 44.4%* 36.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,513 7,468 1,164 705 4,206
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 695 32 86 51 896
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 78.7% 50.0% 75.3% 69.1% 76.2%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 76.1% 46.3% 73.4% 73.3% 74.3%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.1% 9.4%* 4.6% 7.9% 9.5%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.5% 9.4%* 5.4% 7.3% 6.5%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.0 44.1 7.6* 28.0* 14.7
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 45.9 43.7 30.0 45.6 45.1
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 34.3 22.3 23.5 31.7 33.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 1.9* 41.7* 3.9* 0.0* 3.7
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 5.2* 0.0* 0.0* 7.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.1 12.6* 6.6* 0.0* 33.0
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 42.0 48.5 10.2* 23.7 43.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.3 13.1 s s 6.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 174.7 122.3* s s 177.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 3.6 8.8 s 0.0* 4.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.5 16.9* s 0.0* 10.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.9 40.6* 0.0* 0.0* 36.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 21.7 s s 16.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 151.9 238.7 51.7* 35.2* 151.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 67.9 106.1 14.7 22.3* 73.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.1 77.6* 0.0* 0.0* 31.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.5 22.0 5.9* s 16.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 89.0 98.4* 51.7* 35.2* 88.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.4 20.8 s s 26.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.2 80.9* 0.0* 0.0* 16.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.3 41.8 s s 13.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.0 38.8* 0.0* 0.0* 15.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 22.0 s s 6.3
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 109.1 295.6 24.3 54.2 115.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.2 10.7 s s 3.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 57.2 s s s 56.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 17.9 0.0* s 0.0* 17.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 44.2 0.0* s s 41.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 17.1 s s s 17.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 43.9 s s s 44.3
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) 7.8 0.0* 0.0* s 7.6
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.7 54.4 s 7.5* 15.5
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.8 2.6* 2.4* 0.0* 10.5

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