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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 135,494 11,703 4,674 7,831 160,070
Percentage of population (2016) 84.6% 7.3% 2.9% 4.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 65,233 27,904 42,351 34,915 61,754
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 5.8% 30.7% 6.9%* 26.9% 8.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 758.1 866.1 305.8 493.7 762.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.1% 65.8% 68.4% 76.8% 40.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,868.0 8,729.2 3,691.0 7,254.2 6,218.1
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,250 160 63 124 1,653
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.5% 65.5% 72.3% 68.0% 78.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 79.1% 64.7% 72.7% 67.7% 76.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 9.2% 14.0% 8.0% 9.7% 9.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.8% 12.7% 8.5% 7.8% 7.5%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.1 25.4 9.6* 19.3 12.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.5 105.9 52.6 86.7 71.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.4 57.3 51.0 66.0 53.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.1 8.3* 5.3* 21.4* 6.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 3.5* 0.0* 7.1* 7.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 17.9* 33.0* 17.1* 26.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 54.8 51.1 28.6 32.9 56.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.7 8.6 s 6.3 7.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 194.0 103.1 119.7* s 192.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.6 16.1* 35.1* 0.0* 12.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.9 32.4 7.7* 33.3 10.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 9.4 29.6 s 15.6 13.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 56.5 39.9* 0.0* 7.1* 55.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 28.0 64.4 9.1* 59.7 31.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 192.1 184.1 12.2* 79.4* 190.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 72.1 112.5 12.2* 53.8 75.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.8 45.6* 0.0* 21.7* 30.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.7 34.8 10.5* 18.3 21.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 115.0 113.9 12.2* 58.0* 114.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 21.6 20.9 s 22.0 22.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.6 25.7* 0.0* 0.0* 20.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.6 45.7 s 17.3 20.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.6 25.7* 0.0* 22.8* 19.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.5 46.0 s 8.5 13.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 176.3 430.5 81.0 229.5 192.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 1.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 5.6 37.4 s 10.0 7.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 84.5 150.2 s 62.0* 85.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 16.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 16.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 42.2 39.3* s 0.0* 41.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 18.4 s 0.0* s 18.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 46.6 62.6* 0.0* s 45.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.6* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.4*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 6.5 s s s 7.1
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