Ulster County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 146,570 11,825 3,846 17,614 180,445
Percentage of population (2014) 81.2% 6.6% 2.1% 9.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 61,159 36,239 59,702 43,697 58,592
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.2% 16.7% 5.8% 19.9% 6.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 677.9 684.8 181.5 469.4 665.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.2% 63.3% 50.0%* 57.9% 40.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,504 6,046 2,406 3,550 6,118
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,157 82 43 230 1,564
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.0% 64.6% 70.6% 67.8% 76.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 73.2% 54.9% 59.7% 62.8% 70.3%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.8% 17.8% 12.3% 12.3% 9.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.0% 10.1% 10.0% 8.3% 6.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 10.4 20.3 0.0* 15.6 13.1
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.6 70.4 48.1 75.5 66.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 44.7 41.0 42.6 61.5 47.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.0 12.1* 7.7* 5.8* 4.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.3 11.6* 0.0* 1.4* 8.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.3 21.8* 0.0* 14.2* 25.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 64.7 60.3 17.7 91.3 68.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.8 7.5 0.0* 9.0 8.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 195.6 72.7 s 232.3 198.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.1 28.4 s 11.1 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 13.2 16.6 s 5.0* 14.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.4 27.0* 0.0* 11.0* 38.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.0 49.8 s 25.1 30.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 179.6 202.6 34.9* 129.3 177.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 79.6 107.5 31.3 60.5 83.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 47.7 0.0* 9.7* 27.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.7 39.1 13.1 20.9 27.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 109.1 129.4 34.9* 82.0 108.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.4 40.6 13.3 19.1 28.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.4 15.4* 0.0* 19.0* 17.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 36.3 s 21.3 22.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.0 53.2 0.0* 11.0* 17.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.1 37.5 0.0* 10.8 12.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 167.5 371.5 58.7 208.9 186.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.1* 10.3* 0.0* 0.0* 2.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.4 11.6 0.0* 2.0* 4.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 70.5 87.5 s 24.6* 69.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.9 s 0.0* s 13.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.1 s s 25.9* 37.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 23.4 s 0.0* s 22.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.1 89.0 0.0* s 41.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 2.5* s 0.0* 0.0* 2.6
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 9.8 s 0.0* s 9.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.4 19.3 0.0* 23.8 29.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.3 2.3* 0.0* 5.4* 8.5

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