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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 702,709 125,453 34,174 50,623 918,794
Percentage of population (2017) 76.5% 13.7% 3.7% 5.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 61,361 28,508 48,391 27,392 54,006
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 5.6% 28.6% 25.3% 33.9% 10.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 759.7 971.4 302.4 572.3 783.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.7% 60.3% 55.6% 66.8% 39.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,463.5 12,012.1 2,373.5 6,802.2 7,289.0
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,281 1,858 586 789 9,965
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.3% 67.1% 68.7% 74.2% 75.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 72.6% 64.0% 66.9% 66.0% 69.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.6% 13.6% 8.8% 11.1% 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.3% 14.0% 8.9% 9.1% 8.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 2.1 16.9 3.4 10.8 6.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.2 107.8 64.9 81.8 76.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.4 66.6 63.6 65.9 56.9
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.4 13.6 1.7* 6.3 6.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.7 8.0 0.7* 1.9* 5.1
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 52.7 46.0 7.9* 54.5 50.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 50.1 63.0 20.4 40.4 52.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 7.5 12.6 1.2* 9.0 8.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 194.1 138.9 65.2 109.2 187.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.3 5.2 5.4* 9.8 11.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.4 22.6 5.5 15.2 8.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 10.7 47.7 14.7 34.6 20.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.8 37.0 7.2* 20.7 40.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 18.7 55.1 13.4 34.0 24.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 172.3 209.2 75.9 119.5 176.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 74.8 135.6 47.5 94.4 83.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.6 49.8 16.3* 31.3 35.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 23.8 47.3 16.7 27.5 26.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 106.3 139.7 53.0 86.1 110.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.6 29.8 20.1 33.1 26.1
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.1 21.0 11.4* 11.1* 23.7
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 32.5 79.5 11.0 29.6 37.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.3 46.0 2.8* 28.5 22.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.3 50.0 5.1 30.0 17.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 152.3 418.6 108.3 301.1 191.1
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 3.6 13.3 s 7.5 5.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 71.5 85.9 52.5 44.6 72.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 12.5 20.9 s 9.1* 13.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 37.2 53.6 36.5 31.5 38.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 22.4 30.5 s s 23.1
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 44.3 59.0 42.8 43.4 46.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.4 3.6* 0.0* s 1.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.3 12.1 s 10.3* 7.3
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
++ 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