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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 149,215 11,629 3,488 16,857 181,791
Percent of population (2012) 82.1% 6.4% 1.9% 9.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 58,852 39,971 46,179 43,671 56,642
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.7% 16.6% 0.0% 21.1% 7.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 690.3 680.9 246.4 460.0 676.3
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 41.1% 60.6% 41.7%* 65.1% 42.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,817 5,247 850 4,331 6,406
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,227 94 42 236 1,647
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 77.0% 63.8% 70.5% 66.2% 74.2%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 68.7% 52.8% 58.3% 58.2% 65.7%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 7.8% 13.4% 11.2% 13.6% 9.1%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.4% 9.9% 7.2%* 7.9% 6.3%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.0 49.4 9.6* 21.2 18.4
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.5 82.4 47.1 80.6 68.0
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 45.7 47.7 43.6 64.7 49.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.3 7.1* 0.0* 7.1* 5.1
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.0 6.5* 0.0* 2.4* 7.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.4 18.7* 9.6* 20.4* 26.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 73.1 70.3 19.1 58.1 73.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.0 7.1 s 7.6 8.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 204.1 110.7 s 135.1 200.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.8 25.6 s 8.9 10.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 11.7 18.3 s 6.4 14.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 41.3 27.9* 0.0* 14.0* 39.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.2 39.4 s 19.4 31.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 178.2 216.9 28.2* 117.7 176.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 91.9 124.4 19.6 61.1 94.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.8 16.6* 34.1* 20.9* 25.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.0 39.0 s 14.4 29.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 112.4 163.7 28.2* 79.9 112.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 32.9 37.2 16.5 21.8 34.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.4 20.8* 0.0* 17.2* 18.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.4 48.7 0.0* 20.8 24.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.0 42.5 0.0* 22.1* 17.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.4 32.2 0.0* 13.0 13.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 190.3 375.3 57.4 179.8 201.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 2.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.9 7.3 0.0* 1.8* 4.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 70.2 108.9 136.6* s 70.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 19.1 s 0.0* s 18.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 44.6 56.2 s 43.2 44.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.4 s 0.0* s 21.1
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 42.1 53.9* s s 40.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 3.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 3.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.2 0.0* 0.0* s 13.1
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.9 27.4 s 16.8 27.5
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.7 8.2* 9.1* 1.8* 10.8

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