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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 117,159 17,763 8,127 10,665 154,553
Percentage of population (2016) 75.8% 11.5% 5.3% 6.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 65,176 29,358 62,149 35,641 59,959
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 4.6% 28.5% 10.9%* 28.8% 7.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 714.0 893.8 457.5 513.7 733.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.4% 75.5% 66.7% 72.5% 38.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,041.6 12,290.5 4,102.9 6,713.2 7,000.6
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,098 237 90 174 1,761
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.1% 69.8% 76.8% 73.9% 78.5%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 83.3% 71.5% 79.7% 75.9% 80.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.9% 14.2% 8.2% 9.6% 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 13.9% 7.8% 10.2% 8.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 13.7 48.0 1.8* 40.8 23.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 72.5 124.6 50.6 102.7 89.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 51.9 59.9 48.1 71.5 59.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.2 23.9 7.4* 13.4* 9.1
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.5 3.5* 8.6* 0.0* 3.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.2 23.2 14.0* 15.8* 22.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 50.0 44.6 13.3 25.1 51.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 12.3 21.9 s 6.3 13.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 200.4 95.0 s 78.1 193.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.9 10.5* 16.0* 7.0* 11.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 5.7 22.1 4.1* 6.9 8.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 6.9 17.1 0.0* 8.1* 9.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 41.0 20.6* 14.2* 12.4* 39.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 23.9 42.8 6.4* 11.0 26.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 185.9 218.7 111.8 182.9 190.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 77.1 92.7 28.8 54.7 81.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.1 40.4 48.1* 10.3* 30.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 21.6 33.8 8.3 16.9 23.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 113.5 120.5 87.9 84.5 115.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 25.7 28.9 13.0 14.7 27.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.7 18.9* 0.0* 32.5* 21.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 21.1 37.2 7.2* 24.0 23.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.9 39.1 31.6* 4.6* 18.1
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.4 35.7 s 6.0 13.3
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 171.0 362.1 110.7 177.5 194.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 3.0 6.1* 0.0* 0.0* 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 6.4 27.6 0.0* 3.2* 8.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 70.8 71.0 s s 68.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 12.8 17.8* 0.0* s 13.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 34.6 26.3 s s 33.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 19.1 s s 0.0* 18.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 47.9 86.1 s 70.9* 51.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) s 0.0* s 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 10.8 s 0.0* s 10.4
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