Erie County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2014-2016

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 706,253 125,292 34,683 49,008 921,046
Percentage of population (2016) 76.7% 13.6% 3.8% 5.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 59,945 26,996 46,950 27,829 52,744
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 5.6% 30.0% 23.4% 33.7% 10.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 758.7 992.9 305.3 580.3 785.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.3% 60.7% 54.5% 64.5% 39.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,454.3 12,555.9 2,391.9 6,764.7 7,337.5
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,387 1,874 585 793 10,052
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 77.1% 67.4% 66.1% 74.1% 73.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 72.1% 63.0% 65.3% 65.6% 69.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.6% 13.4% 9.3% 11.4% 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 13.7% 9.0% 8.9% 8.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 5.0 43.5 5.5 29.0 14.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.9 110.8 65.2 86.1 75.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.5 66.7 63.4 68.8 56.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.3 15.8 1.7* 7.1 7.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.8 6.0 2.6* 0.9* 4.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 47.1 40.3 11.9 50.1 45.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 54.9 57.8 17.8 30.5 57.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.4 15.1 1.8 6.3 11.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 208.6 103.3 30.5 77.8 203.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.9 6.3 5.3* 9.7 10.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 5.9 27.7 6.0 19.0 10.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 9.0 40.6 13.7 25.4 18.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.4 34.6 1.6* 13.5 39.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 17.3 47.0 8.3 29.6 23.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 174.5 217.5 75.0 135.2 179.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 78.4 118.5 34.2 73.6 86.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.0 52.1 18.8* 24.9 36.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 22.9 41.8 12.1 23.3 25.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 107.6 146.8 58.1 97.3 112.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 27.5 30.8 13.2 28.2 28.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.2 22.9 8.0* 15.0 24.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 17.9 44.7 9.0 24.5 21.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.3 45.3 8.9* 34.1 21.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.4 41.3 2.4 23.5 16.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 140.2 357.6 71.9 244.7 175.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 4.1 7.3 s 3.7 4.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 5.6 22.8 s 9.6 8.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 72.5 83.6 57.1 44.0 73.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 12.5 21.4 s 10.4* 13.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 37.8 53.5 30.2 31.3 39.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 23.6 30.7 s s 24.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 44.9 54.1 33.6 38.4 45.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 1.4 6.1 0.0* s 2.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 5.9 11.7 s 13.2* 7.0
Key
Symbol Meaning
* The rate or percentage is unstable. See the "About" page
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
^ APNCU: Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index