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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 533,022 138,330 63,448 237,990 974,542
Percentage of population (2016) 54.7% 14.2% 6.5% 24.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 107,484 55,400 120,702 54,731 86,226
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 2.6% 13.1% 4.4% 16.0% 6.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 544.2 627.6 229.9 354.4 530.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 27.5% 53.6% 46.4% 52.7% 33.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3,826.1 6,653.3 1,538.2 2,904.4 3,979.4
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,642 1,466 688 3,707 10,518
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 86.6% 66.1% 82.0% 68.6% 70.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 84.2% 62.9% 78.3% 68.6% 74.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.8% 12.3% 8.6% 8.6% 9.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.4% 12.4% 9.5% 7.2% 8.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 1.2 18.5 0.2* 16.4 8.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.2 84.3 46.8 86.5 74.4
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 42.7 49.6 47.6 69.4 57.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.3 9.3 1.9* 3.3 3.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.0 4.2 0.5* 3.6 3.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.7 23.2 8.8 18.6 24.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 48.5 50.8 17.7 41.0 55.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.1 9.6 1.9 4.6 7.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 193.5 103.2 49.4 124.8 199.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.6 3.9 4.0* 3.6 6.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 6.6 32.3 4.3 13.5 13.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 9.2 45.1 7.6 12.2 18.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.1 19.8 10.5 10.5 20.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 17.2 46.5 7.8 23.6 25.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 145.7 179.5 52.5 86.5 143.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 59.2 95.5 25.0 60.3 78.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.0 24.1 13.7 17.2 21.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 14.7 30.5 7.4 17.1 20.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 102.8 126.7 38.7 66.5 101.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.4 28.0 10.7 20.7 28.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 11.5 4.4* 5.6 12.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 15.3 33.7 6.6 19.5 20.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 23.8 7.7 9.3 10.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.2 33.3 2.7 11.9 12.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 104.7 311.5 67.0 164.0 164.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.0 2.9 s 0.7* 1.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 2.3 11.6 0.7 3.0 4.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 52.5 46.1 23.1 35.1 48.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 11.6 16.3 6.3 6.1 11.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 36.9 42.7 21.8 30.5 36.3
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 17.8 19.3 7.5* 11.3 16.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 41.6 47.3 33.9 34.7 40.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 1.1 3.4 0.0* s 1.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 5.6 9.4 5.1* 7.7 6.2
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