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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 59,754 968 399 1,331 62,613
Percentage of population (2016) 95.4% 1.5% 0.6% 2.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 49,300 NA NA 35,985* 48,893
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 9.8% 20.6%* 11.8%* 25.8%* 10.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 765.8 445.6* 320.7* 784.6 764.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.3% 75.0%* 75.0%* 50.0%* 39.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,754.2 4,463.5 5,408.7 6,359.6 7,652.0
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 589 6 5 17 633
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 73.6% s s 66.7% 72.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 82.2% s s 77.3% 81.8%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.8% s s 11.4%* 9.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.2% s s 4.3%* 7.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.6 s s 17.5* 11.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 62.5 39.6 45.6 67.7 71.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 57.9 28.9 45.6 59.5 58.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 11.9 s s 0.0* 11.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.3 0.0* 0.0* 40.5* 28.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 55.7 27.7* 0.0* s 58.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 14.5 s 0.0* s 15.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 179.6 0.0* 0.0* s 187.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.1 0.0* 57.8* 0.0* 15.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 7.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 7.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 7.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.7 95.5* 0.0* 136.3* 49.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 26.7 68.5* 0.0* 0.0* 27.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 192.5 121.2* 100.1* 372.6* 193.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 86.1 90.1 s s 89.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 25.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 22.3 s 0.0* 0.0* 22.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 122.4 121.2* 0.0* 285.1* 122.6
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 26.6 s 0.0* s 27.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.4 0.0* 100.1* 51.7* 14.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 26.6 s s s 27.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.6 0.0* 0.0* 84.6* 20.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 14.1 s 0.0* s 14.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 188.7 319.4 56.6* 91.3 196.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.1*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 6.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 6.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 81.3 0.0* 0.0* s 80.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 16.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 50.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 48.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 21.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 34.1 0.0* s 0.0* 34.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 10.9* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.6*
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