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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 549,504 134,040 56,605 214,087 955,899
Percent of Population (2011) 57.5% 14.0% 5.9% 22.4% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 97,844 50,529 117,530 48,618 79,228
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 2.4% 11.4% 5.0% 17.6% 6.6%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 565.4 666.1 252.4 396.8 566.5
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 27.0% 56.0% s 60.5% 33.4%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4,324 7,451 1,538 3,273 4,476
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 4,609 1,449 751 3,850 10,989
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 78.0% 58.0% 76.0% 62.3% 69.1%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 73.0% 50.6% 68.6% 56.6% 63.4%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 11.1% 16.2% 12.0% 12.9% 12.5%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.4% 13.4% 9.6% 7.2% 8.4%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 3.2 36.6 2.0* 31.1 15.4
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 58.7 87.1 61.9 102.8 77.8
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 51.0 49.2 57.0 80.6 60.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 3.4 12.2 s 4.5 4.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4.4 5.4 s 2.6 4.2
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 19.5 18.2 7.7 12.0 18.0
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 58.8 54.1 21.1 43.7 59.8
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 7.4 9.9 0.9 5.2 7.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 235.8 103.8 72.8 109.6 214.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.3 33.5 4.8 18.0 13.9
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 9.9 34.9 5.8 17.9 17.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.0 19.4 9.1* 10.1 24.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.4 51.8 8.1 28.7 27.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 159.6 181.6 60.1 109.5 159.4
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 82.9 115.9 32.4 67.9 92.0
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 23.7 29.5 13.7 21.7 24.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.7 36.2 9.8 18.3 22.8
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 120.1 144.4 45.9 83.3 120.6
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 33.5 37.6 17.8 29.2 37.4
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 11.9 8.2 s 8.3 11.4
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.2 41.1 5.9 18.4 23.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.7 23.5 10.1* 10.5 10.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 9.2 38.2 2.8 15.7 13.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 130.1 353.1 71.2 197.3 174.9
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.1 3.6 0.0* 1.8 1.8
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 2.1 10.9 0.6* 3.0 3.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 60.8 56.5 30.3 30.3 56.5
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 13.8 14.3 8.5 11.8 13.9
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 22.2 25.6 8.3* 11.0 20.8
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 0.7* 7.1 s 3.8* 2.0
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 45.7% 37.1% 48.4% 45.5% 44.9%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 70.2% 57.6% 68.6% 63.7% 68.2%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 50.0% 33.3%* s 35.5% 42.0%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.2 55.5 0.7 15.0 23.6
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7.7 2.0* s 4.4 6.1

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