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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 150,396 11,572 3,466 16,372 182,448
Percent of Population (2011) 82.4% 6.3% 1.9% 9.0% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 58,667 42,866 42,589 46,381 56,253
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 6.1% 18.0% 0.0% 19.8% 7.6%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 710.4 661.8 427.8 478.1 697.5
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 42.4% s s s 43.8%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7,075 6,409 1,948 4,246 6,713
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,274 94 41 235 1,688
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 77.2% s s 66.3% 74.2%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 68.2% s s 58.2% 65.3%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 8.3% s s 11.8% 9.1%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.1% s s 7.6% 6.7%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 15.0 46.7 s 29.9 20.1
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 63.6 81.0 52.0 88.3 69.5
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 46.3 46.0 45.1 69.7 49.7
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 4.4 s 0.0* s 5.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.8 s s s 7.9
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 28.0 s s 20.9* 26.3
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 76.3 65.8 24.3 43.2 75.0
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.2 7.1 s 7.3 8.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 216.9 121.3 s 77.6 210.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.8 25.6 7.2* 11.6 10.5
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 10.8 14.6 s 8.3 13.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 44.5 s 0.0* 27.8* 42.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 31.9 39.6 9.4* 19.7 32.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 182.9 195.5 s 120.2 180.9
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 99.2 134.3 20.3 66.9 101.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.6 30.9* s 24.6* 28.2
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 29.3 44.8 s 19.0 29.7
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 118.6 135.0 s 84.2 117.9
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 36.5 41.9 19.1 30.7 38.1
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 18.8 s 0.0* s 18.4
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.3 50.9 0.0* 18.7 27.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 16.0 28.2* 0.0* s 16.7
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 12.1 28.7 0.0* 15.2 13.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 198.5 381.6 67.1 185.5 207.9
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.8 s 0.0* s 2.2
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 4.5 5.9 0.0* 2.2* 4.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 72.6 80.8 s 30.8* 71.9
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 16.5 s 0.0* s 16.3
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 20.9 s 0.0* s 22.0
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 2.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.6*
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 41.8% s s 42.9%* 41.0%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 65.3% 53.9%* 0.0%* 71.4% 64.7%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 46.2% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 43.9%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 29.6 30.7 s 13.8 27.3
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 13.0 s s 0.0* 11.7

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