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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 835,841 160,917 134,318 228,388 1,361,500
Percentage of population (2016) 61.4% 11.8% 9.9% 16.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 107,838 85,781 122,869 76,371 102,044
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 2.4% 7.3% 3.2% 11.7% 4.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 592.0 598.9 303.4 378.0 568.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 28.6% 53.1% 45.6% 55.2% 32.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,502.0 5,987.0 2,176.3 3,353.7 4,361.0
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,938 1,640 1,638 3,872 14,296
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 92.1% 76.6% 83.8% 77.0% 85.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 89.0% 79.7% 83.4% 81.6% 85.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.5% 13.4% 9.2% 8.8% 9.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 12.5% 9.8% 7.1% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 1.6 16.7 0.4* 21.6 7.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.6 87.3 58.5 96.6 74.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 51.3 47.4 57.9 77.9 57.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.5 8.7 2.4 2.5 3.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 8.6 1.7* 6.2 5.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.4 21.5 8.5 20.9 29.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 64.0 57.6 24.1 74.2 65.5
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.0 10.3 3.0 6.7 9.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 246.4 101.7 70.1 217.0 228.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.2 3.5 3.8 4.7 6.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 9.1 33.3 6.8 17.5 13.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 12.7 52.3 13.5 26.0 21.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.2 13.6 5.2 8.9 20.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 21.0 46.9 9.5 34.2 25.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 194.9 206.2 108.2 110.8 189.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 92.4 111.0 44.3 88.7 95.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.3 29.1 17.3 19.6 23.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 18.8 34.1 10.8 26.1 21.3
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 154.9 178.5 93.5 92.4 152.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 31.9 35.2 21.9 27.2 33.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.0 10.5 7.4 4.3 13.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.3 33.3 9.0 29.5 21.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.0 20.4 5.6 7.9 9.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 9.6 35.6 3.6 16.4 13.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 144.3 333.4 103.5 224.3 175.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.9 4.0 s 1.3 2.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 2.8 11.3 0.7 4.9 4.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 61.0 42.0 26.5 28.2 54.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 12.6 14.5 9.6 7.4 12.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 40.7 44.9 26.2 24.4 38.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 20.4 24.6 11.4 13.9 20.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 44.7 52.3 31.8 31.6 43.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 0.8 2.5* s s 1.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 4.9 8.6 6.7 7.7 5.6
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