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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 144,704 11,939 3,944 18,042 179,225
Percentage of population (2016) 80.7% 6.7% 2.2% 10.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 63,253 34,405 59,955 40,642 60,393
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 5.5% 20.4% 6.2%* 20.0% 7.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 706.6 643.4 382.5 475.6 695.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 40.7% 69.3% 35.7% 60.4% 42.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,605.1 8,360.5 3,087.4 4,652.9 6,542.8
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,142 79 39 210 1,532
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.0% 64.9% 77.6% 69.7% 77.5%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 78.5% 69.1% 76.6% 74.4% 77.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.1% 13.4% 7.7%* 8.8% 8.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 9.2% 9.4% 8.6% 7.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 8.4 24.1 0.0* 13.2 11.1
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 59.8 67.2 36.9 68.7 64.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 45.5 38.3 36.6 55.0 47.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.1 12.6* 8.5* 6.3* 5.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.5 22.1* 0.0* 3.5* 7.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.4 38.6 0.0* 17.2* 30.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 64.7 60.3 17.7 91.3 68.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 8.8 7.5 0.0* 9.0 8.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 195.6 72.7 s 232.3 198.1
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.4 4.9* 7.7* 8.9* 11.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 9.1 28.4 s 11.1 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 13.2 16.6 s 5.0* 14.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.5 24.7* 0.0* 10.4* 33.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 29.0 49.8 s 25.1 30.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 180.7 171.1 79.3* 113.0 177.7
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 79.6 107.5 31.3 60.5 83.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.1 48.8 14.9* 25.9* 28.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 25.7 39.1 13.1 20.9 27.2
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 103.4 108.6 62.1* 73.2 102.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 26.4 40.6 13.3 19.1 28.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.3 12.0* 0.0* 10.5* 17.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.8 36.3 s 21.3 22.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.1 11.1* 14.9* 16.9* 17.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.1 37.5 0.0* 10.8 12.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 167.5 371.5 58.7 208.9 186.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.1* 10.3* 0.0* 0.0* 2.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 4.4 11.6 0.0* 2.0* 4.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 74.7 54.0 s 29.7 71.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 14.3 s 0.0* s 13.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 41.0 40.0 0.0* 23.8* 38.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 17.7 s 0.0* s 17.1
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 42.0 39.7* s s 39.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.3* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.1*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 9.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.3
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