Ulster County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 147,771 11,795 3,718 17,115 180,998
Percentage of population (2013) 81.6% 6.5% 2.1% 9.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 60,243 44,970 66,289 42,614 58,188
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.5% 13.8% NA 20.1% 7.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 694.8 713.5 176.7 443.8 679.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.8% 61.2% 40.0%* 60.2% 41.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,734 5,819 839 3,703 6,274
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,197 89 46 231 1,611
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 77.3% 64.2% 67.9% 69.4% 74.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 70.8% 54.3% 55.7% 62.2% 68.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.1% 16.5% 10.9% 12.1% 9.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.5% 9.0% 5.8%* 6.9% 6.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 12.1 40.4 4.6* 19.6 16.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.8 79.4 51.4 77.6 67.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 45.5 44.6 46.7 62.4 48.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.0 15.0* 0.0* 7.2* 5.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.4 9.4* 0.0* 2.3* 8.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.0 20.3* 9.1* 18.5* 27.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.1 68.0 22.5 91.3 72.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.7 9.6 s 9.8 8.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 200.6 91.5 s 217.1 202.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.8 29.6 s 11.2 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 11.5 21.0 0.0* 7.6 14.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.5 31.3* 0.0* 10.3* 42.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.6 50.2 s 24.0 33.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 180.2 227.0 0.0* 139.5 178.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 84.9 107.0 16.8 61.0 87.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.3 35.5* 18.6* 8.5* 26.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.1 41.6 9.0* 19.7 28.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 112.4 168.6 0.0* 89.7 112.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.1 36.7 9.4* 21.1 30.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.3 7.6* 0.0* 20.1* 17.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.1 37.7 s 20.1 22.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.0 57.9 0.0* 15.1* 17.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 36.7 0.0* 12.8 13.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 178.2 378.3 55.9 217.5 195.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 3.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.1 9.5 0.0* 2.3* 5.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 69.2 102.4 103.3* s 68.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 17.4 s 0.0* s 16.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 40.5 35.1* s 40.1 39.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 24.7 s 0.0* s 24.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 46.7 86.4 0.0* s 45.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 3.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 3.7
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 13.0 s 0.0* s 12.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.5 23.3 s 24.3 28.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.8 5.0* 0.0* 1.7* 9.5

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