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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 207,969 39,178 21,678 57,368 326,780
Percentage of population (2016) 63.6% 12.0% 6.6% 17.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 90,344 73,174 115,234 58,998 86,134
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 9.7% 8.6% 2.8% 18.5% 10.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 560.0 467.1 227.7 559.4 537.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.0% 54.8% 49.7% 44.8% 35.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,129.0 4,259.7 2,085.1 3,318.5 3,943.2
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,409 390 195 1,062 5,163
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 71.6% 61.0% 76.3% 65.7% 69.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 73.1% 61.1% 71.4% 72.6% 71.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 5.4% 11.5% 10.8% 8.2% 6.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.1% 12.1% 10.8% 7.2% 6.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 1.4 5.9 0.0* 17.4 4.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 107.1 61.9 40.9 91.6 95.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 100.8 48.1 46.1 83.8 87.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.4 8.5 5.1* 3.8 3.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.2 0.8* 1.4* 4.5* 3.9
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.3 14.6 8.0* 19.4 22.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 55.7 35.9 17.1 27.1 54.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 6.9 4.1 2.3 3.8 6.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 202.7 70.2 53.3 73.4 189.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.9 1.2* 6.0* 2.4* 5.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 8.7 19.5 10.0 11.0 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 7.0 15.5 9.0 5.6 8.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.4 13.4 15.2 22.6 25.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.8 30.1 12.8 16.6 22.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 155.1 127.8 55.4 122.5 146.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 59.1 63.5 31.0 34.6 69.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.7 24.7 17.8 37.3 23.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.4 36.6 6.8 14.1 23.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 119.0 101.7 47.9 93.4 113.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 21.8 17.8 12.7 12.0 26.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.3 10.9 1.6* 11.5* 11.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 13.5 19.9 8.9 10.8 16.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.6 21.2 3.6* 13.4 10.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 8.1 25.5 1.8 7.2 10.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 134.5 261.0 91.3 132.0 166.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.5 3.1* 0.0* s 1.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 1.8 10.2 s 1.2 2.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 55.1 30.4 17.1 28.1 48.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 10.9 10.9 8.7* 10.4* 10.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 38.4 34.1 23.3 24.2 36.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 17.6 22.0 s s 16.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 53.7 51.9 42.7 26.0 48.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 1.8* s s 0.0* 1.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 8.4 7.8* s 10.8* 8.6
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