Socio-Economic Status and General Health Indicators - Essex County

2013-2015

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Total population (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 38,478.0 19,795,791.0 N/A 11,245,386.0 N/A 1st
% of labor force unemployed (2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 923 5.3 4.8 Yes 4.6 Yes 3rd
% of population below poverty (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 12.2 15.5 Yes N/A N/A 1st
% of children aged less than 18 years below poverty (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 19.3 22.3 No N/A N/A 2nd
Median household income in US dollars (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 52,282.0 60,805.0 N/A N/A N/A 2nd
% of children aged less than 19 years with health insurance (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 96.7 97.4 No N/A N/A 4th
% of adults aged 18-64 years with health insurance (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 92.1 89.8 Yes N/A N/A 3rd
High school drop out rate (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 73 2.0 2.9 Yes 2.1 No 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not receive medical care because of cost # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 10.5 13.6 No 12.0 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults with regular health care provider (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 78.0 84.5 No 84.7 No 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who had poor mental health 14 or more days within the past month (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 11.1 11.1 No 11.8 No 2nd
Birth rate per 1,000 population (Table) (Trend) (Map) 941 8.1 12.0 Yes 10.7 Yes 1st
Total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,253 1,080.9 761.9 Yes 868.0 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,253 683.5 638.3 Yes 672.9 Yes 2nd
% premature deaths (aged less than 75 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 491 39.2 40.3 No 38.3 No 2nd
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,248 6,891.0 5,594.4 Yes 5,934.0 Yes 3rd
Total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 53,288 4,577.9 4,106.6 Yes 3,754.1 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 53,288 4,632.8 4,087.0 Yes 3,757.7 Yes 3rd
Total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,210 791.2 1,208.8 Yes 1,142.1 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,210 674.5 1,146.9 Yes 1,076.2 Yes 1st

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