Socio-Economic Status and General Health Indicators - Suffolk 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 1,501,587.0 19,795,791.0 N/A 11,245,386.0 N/A 4th
% of labor force unemployed (2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,667 4.3 4.8 Yes 4.6 Yes 1st
% of population below poverty (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 7.8 15.5 Yes N/A N/A 1st
% of children aged less than 18 years below poverty (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 10.7 22.3 Yes N/A N/A 1st
Median household income in US dollars (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 87,634.0 60,805.0 N/A N/A N/A 1st
% of children aged less than 19 years with health insurance (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 97.3 97.4 No N/A N/A 2nd
% of adults aged 18-64 years with health insurance (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A 91.5 89.8 Yes N/A N/A 4th
High school drop out rate (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,822 1.6 2.9 Yes 2.1 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who did not receive medical care because of cost # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 11.5 13.6 No 12.0 No 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults with regular health care provider (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 84.5 84.5 No 84.7 No 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults who had poor mental health 14 or more days within the past month (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 13.7 11.1 No 11.8 No 3rd
Birth rate per 1,000 population (Table) (Trend) (Map) 46,906 10.4 12.0 Yes 10.7 Yes 3rd
Total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,976 776.5 761.9 Yes 868.0 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted total mortality rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,976 640.6 638.3 Yes 672.9 Yes 1st
% premature deaths (aged less than 75 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,635 39.0 40.3 Yes 38.3 Yes 2nd
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 232,948 5,541.4 5,594.4 Yes 5,934.0 Yes 1st
Total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,679,433 3,730.4 4,106.6 Yes 3,754.1 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted total emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,679,433 3,751.6 4,087.0 Yes 3,757.7 Yes 2nd
Total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 561,425 1,247.1 1,208.8 Yes 1,142.1 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted total hospitalization rate per 10,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 561,425 1,199.7 1,146.9 Yes 1,076.2 Yes 4th

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