Albany County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 225,773 41,627 21,330 18,426 307,717
Percentage of population (2017) 73.4% 13.5% 6.9% 6.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 70,591 31,802 68,993 37,323 62,293
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 3.9% 25.4% 8.0% 24.3% 7.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 692.8 796.4 326.1 559.1 697.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.7% 65.6% 50.5% 67.5% 38.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,352.7 8,651.1 1,883.6 5,622.9 5,682.2
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,891 539 346 252 3,157
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.9% 64.6% 72.5% 68.0% 76.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 81.7% 59.5% 73.7% 66.9% 75.3%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 9.0% 12.2% 6.4% 9.6% 9.3%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 12.0% 7.6% 9.5% 8.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 1.9 12.8 0.9* 11.0 5.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.5 97.9 57.6 72.5 64.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 42.3 52.5 57.2 52.0 47.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.5 13.0 1.0* 7.9* 5.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.6 2.5* 2.3* 5.7* 4.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.0 18.9 8.5* 26.5 21.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 65.1 78.7 19.2 33.8 67.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 5.1 8.3 s 3.1 5.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 246.1 181.0 67.9 45.6* 238.4
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.8 0.8* 4.0* 3.5* 8.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.4 20.4 s 9.7 6.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 4.3 25.8 s 12.8 9.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.6 23.2 4.2* 24.6* 34.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 20.2 56.3 2.8* 24.8 24.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 174.0 192.2 73.7 134.8 174.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 66.8 118.3 21.0 40.9 73.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.0 33.6 27.5* 15.5* 28.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 19.8 42.6 12.9 13.6 23.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 105.5 114.3 51.6 79.0 105.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 17.9 26.2 9.7 14.5 19.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.5 18.1 6.3* 9.2* 19.2
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 32.2 51.2 1.9* 11.0 32.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 21.2 13.4* 7.2* 13.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.9 49.9 s 17.2 17.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 171.1 467.3 61.7 173.7 207.7
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 3.6 11.4 s 7.1 4.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 71.8 84.4 20.9* 37.4 71.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 11.4 22.6 s s 12.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.6 39.1 30.6 35.4 38.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 19.9 31.2 s s 20.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 45.6 50.4 44.6 s 45.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.9* 0.0* 0.0* s 1.6*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.4 12.4* s s 6.7
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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
++ In 2015, SPARCS transitioned from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes. These two are not comparable, so data for 2016-and-forward should not be compared with earlier data.
~ 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