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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 826,750 161,350 137,569 229,917 1,357,664
Percentage of population (2017) 60.9% 11.9% 10.1% 16.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 111,758 88,107 128,373 82,629 105,744
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 2.3% 7.3% 3.4% 10.7% 4.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 594.1 582.9 317.1 390.6 570.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 28.5% 52.7% 45.5% 53.2% 32.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,458.4 5,736.4 2,182.8 3,412.8 4,311.9
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,761 1,620 1,731 3,927 14,244
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 92.4% 76.0% 84.4% 76.4% 85.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 89.7% 79.4% 84.2% 82.1% 85.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.2% 13.0% 8.8% 9.3% 9.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.6% 12.2% 9.4% 7.6% 7.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 0.5 6.5 0.3* 9.1 3.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.8 84.8 61.4 99.2 75.0
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 50.9 47.0 60.9 79.9 58.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.5 8.4 1.9 2.9 3.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 8.1 3.0 5.7 5.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 37.5 23.1 10.5 20.9 30.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 63.1 50.3 28.7 67.7 64.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 6.2 8.4 2.0 5.2 6.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 254.6 103.6 85.1 213.0 236.4
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.9 2.3 5.3 4.7 6.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.7 19.3 7.2 13.1 8.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 7.8 27.6 19.0 23.9 16.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.7 13.6 5.1 8.0 20.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 18.0 35.4 11.7 26.9 22.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 192.9 204.0 103.3 121.7 188.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 85.5 104.9 58.0 99.0 93.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.6 26.5 17.9 22.0 23.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 15.0 29.9 13.7 19.6 18.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 153.1 174.8 90.0 102.5 150.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 26.3 29.0 26.4 32.5 29.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.5 10.5 5.3 3.7 13.4
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 42.4 51.1 15.4 24.3 39.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.1 20.9 8.8 6.5 10.1
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.4 30.9 6.5 19.2 13.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 149.6 331.4 150.6 255.2 189.9
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 1.9 6.1 1.3 3.4 2.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 58.3 43.2 28.2 26.8 52.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 11.8 12.7 8.4 5.0 11.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 41.2 45.8 24.6 27.8 39.3
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 19.3 17.8 9.1 10.2 18.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 42.4 50.8 31.1 30.9 41.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.0 2.4* s s 1.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 4.7 7.5 6.1 9.0 5.5
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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