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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 1,027,488 114,293 63,282 283,932 1,492,583
Percentage of population (2016) 68.8% 7.7% 4.2% 19.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 94,444 70,550 105,468 73,091 90,128
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 3.2% 10.8% 6.4% 11.6% 5.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 662.5 674.3 273.1 432.7 640.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 36.6% 59.2% 48.2% 59.6% 39.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,568.9 7,287.9 2,012.2 3,988.5 5,396.3
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 8,104 1,236 747 5,264 15,638
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 87.4% 71.5% 79.1% 71.2% 80.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 75.2% 64.4% 66.3% 64.3% 70.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.7% 12.8% 8.2% 9.6% 9.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.8% 13.0% 8.8% 7.4% 7.7%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 3.6 17.6 0.5* 20.7 8.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 59.5 85.4 47.7 99.5 72.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 47.2 48.9 49.8 85.5 57.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.9 6.5 1.8* 4.1 3.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.3 10.0 5.2 9.9 8.9
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.4 32.7 12.8 30.9 43.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 74.3 66.3 19.1 84.7 75.7
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.4 11.9 2.1 7.3 10.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 224.5 94.0 49.3 283.4 223.0
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.3 4.0 5.4 3.0 8.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.6 30.5 2.7 17.1 13.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 13.0 43.2 6.3 17.3 18.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.5 15.5 8.9 10.6 28.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 27.5 46.6 5.0 36.0 30.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 182.5 196.5 72.9 108.8 177.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 101.8 120.3 29.8 103.9 105.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.7 35.3 12.5 21.7 25.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 23.0 38.1 7.9 33.5 25.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 130.9 146.3 52.9 79.2 127.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 37.5 39.1 13.1 30.6 38.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.6 13.1 9.1* 12.1 17.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 22.1 39.2 7.7 35.6 24.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 23.5 8.5 9.2 11.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.8 37.3 3.2 14.9 14.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 166.5 356.8 76.0 249.9 190.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 2.4 4.1 s 1.5 2.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 3.9 14.7 s 3.8 4.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 71.1 59.8 22.8 29.5 65.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 12.4 16.2 5.0* 9.3 12.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 42.3 33.3 37.0 27.7 40.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 19.8 24.9 13.8 6.0 18.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 46.9 54.3 27.9 28.1 44.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.1 3.9* s 2.1* 2.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 7.6 11.3 s 8.2 7.8
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