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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 183,025 16,459 2,653 6,258 210,866
Percentage of population (2017) 86.8% 7.8% 1.3% 3.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 54,920 27,026 36,894* 36,566 51,656
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 7.3% 31.8% 17.4%* 25.3% 9.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 794.9 1,039.0 493.2 668.5 812.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 39.5% 65.9% 57.1% 70.8% 41.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,116.2 12,866.7 3,678.9 7,898.3 7,693.6
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,666 219 33 99 2,136
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 69.8% 53.2% 64.2% 61.3% 66.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 71.0% 62.1% 73.9% 65.5% 69.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.4% 16.0% 5.1%* 9.2% 9.5%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.8% 15.3% 11.2% 6.8% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 4.3 16.4 2.6* 8.2 6.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 65.9 105.1 44.1 85.9 73.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.7 61.9 52.0 73.4 56.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.6 18.2 10.2* 10.1* 5.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 6.3* 0.0* 10.4* 7.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.6 32.9 51.3* 68.1* 48.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 51.5 50.3 29.3 32.9 52.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.3 14.3 s 9.9 9.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 166.9 71.8 s s 162.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.3 11.8* 0.0* 7.2* 13.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.2 14.7 s 4.7* 5.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 9.7 19.8 s s 12.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 54.1 48.1 38.5* 36.5* 53.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 32.9 54.7 s 18.7 34.9
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 215.1 281.5 132.9* 258.4 220.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 96.6 191.0 64.9 57.1 102.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.0 51.9 0.0* 25.4* 31.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.9 48.2 17.3* 13.6 26.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 156.3 191.4 107.1* 204.6 159.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 32.2 47.8 24.0 24.7 33.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.1 34.1 0.0* 16.5* 23.5
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 47.1 106.6 22.8* 10.4* 50.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.2 49.4 16.9* 18.6* 23.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 17.7 49.2 s 33.1 20.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 200.1 509.6 112.1 232.7 221.5
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 4.1 7.9 s s 4.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 81.3 89.4 s s 81.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 10.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 10.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.3 32.7 s 0.0* 38.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 21.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.1
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 43.6 38.5* s s 42.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 2.0* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 1.8*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 7.0
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