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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 163,501 11,927 8,881 8,201 192,959
Percentage of population (2017) 84.7% 6.2% 4.6% 4.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 51,847 20,936 36,658 25,829 49,064
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 8.7% 37.3% 14.0% 33.9% 10.8%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 748.2 860.3 263.2 613.4 749.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 36.8% 69.8% 50.0% 69.9% 38.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,489.0 10,282.2 2,315.1 7,693.7 7,563.8
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,554 150 72 114 1,977
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.8% 61.0% 65.1% 60.2% 71.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 82.2% 71.2% 73.6% 68.7% 79.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 9.1% 12.4% 10.2% 8.0% 9.5%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% 13.8% 9.7% 8.8% 7.7%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 5.3 22.3 0.0* 18.6 7.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 70.9 106.8 27.6 78.3 74.5
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.9 51.1 25.4 54.8 53.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.9 11.1* 4.6* 8.8* 5.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.4 10.1* 0.0* 10.3* 5.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 57.1 48.6 8.2* 79.8 55.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 68.4 65.3 s 29.0 71.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 10.5 12.3 s 8.1 10.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 228.5 77.8 s s 228.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.5 11.8* 12.2* 24.3* 11.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.9 18.6 0.0* 8.3 6.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 7.6 24.7 0.0* s 9.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 42.2 25.2* 8.2* 27.2* 41.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 25.4 56.8 0.0* 11.8 27.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 175.4 149.6 51.2* 101.0 174.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 80.1 146.1 7.8* 42.3 84.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.4 31.3* 32.0* 23.9* 26.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 21.5 35.1 s 13.0 22.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 104.5 86.0 27.3* 47.7* 103.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 26.4 40.7 s 16.1 27.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.0 28.4* 13.8* 0.0* 17.4
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 44.8 54.4 s 14.2 43.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.0 69.8 5.6* 21.7* 20.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 16.9 55.6 s 9.3 19.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 212.1 462.1 25.7 143.0 228.0
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 5.2 23.2 0.0* 7.6* 6.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 66.8 78.4 s 67.6* 66.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 12.2 s s 0.0* 12.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 35.5 s s 0.0* 34.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 18.7 s s s 19.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 47.6 64.5* s s 47.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 3.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.4 s 0.0* s 6.4
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
++ 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