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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 207,638 38,395 20,846 57,388 324,839
Percentage of population (2017) 63.9% 11.8% 6.4% 17.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 92,705 74,267 121,488 63,576 88,571
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 9.6% 7.5% 2.4%* 16.7% 9.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 562.9 477.3 253.4 552.5 543.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.5% 54.5% 47.5% 47.1% 36.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,389.2 4,650.0 2,626.8 3,698.8 4,272.1
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,525 380 195 1,069 5,264
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.6% 64.8% 77.4% 67.2% 72.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 74.7% 65.6% 73.1% 72.1% 73.2%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 5.6% 12.9% 10.1% 8.7% 7.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.1% 13.4% 10.1% 7.0% 6.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 0.6 3.0 0.0* 6.9 2.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 110.4 58.7 39.2 92.5 97.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 104.7 47.2 48.4 86.8 90.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.5 6.1* 6.8* 4.1 3.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.9 0.0* 1.5* 6.1* 3.9
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.7 10.4 10.2* 22.4 25.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 53.5 40.2 15.9 39.2 52.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.6 3.2 s 3.3 4.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 181.0 73.8 45.5 86.5 162.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 5.2* 2.4* 2.5* 6.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.9 13.0 3.4 6.4 5.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 6.2 27.0 s 4.4 9.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.9 18.9 12.0* 23.4 25.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 16.0 25.4 9.0 18.3 19.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 150.7 128.8 65.8 132.7 145.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 52.9 70.0 21.8 48.2 60.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 23.4 27.7 20.4 36.6 25.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 15.5 30.1 8.6 20.0 21.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 113.0 98.2 56.4 100.5 109.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 17.6 15.0 8.7 17.3 19.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.8 10.8 1.5* 11.6* 13.1
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 24.5 35.7 9.6 10.4 24.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.5 22.2 5.2* 16.0 12.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 6.8 20.9 1.7* 9.7 9.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 122.9 235.1 91.2 180.9 158.6
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 1.3 8.2 s 2.1 2.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 56.0 29.2 18.2 26.2 48.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 9.2 9.2 s 9.0* 9.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 40.8 28.5 22.1 29.2 37.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 16.0 22.3 s s 15.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 50.9 46.0 34.4 35.5 47.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) s s 0.0* s 1.2*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.8 7.5* s 9.1* 7.1
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