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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 116,780 18,175 8,122 10,897 154,814
Percentage of population (2017) 75.4% 11.7% 5.2% 7.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 66,268 30,234 62,015 37,099 61,315
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 4.9% 29.8% 11.5%* 28.2% 8.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 723.7 872.3 473.7 576.9 738.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.2% 71.7% 67.6% 71.1% 39.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,527.3 11,155.6 4,454.3 6,472.9 7,157.4
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,068 239 91 161 1,729
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.4% 71.3% 76.9% 74.6% 77.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 83.6% 73.5% 81.3% 78.0% 80.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.3% 14.8% 10.6% 10.1% 9.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% 14.2% 10.2% 10.6% 8.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 4.9 16.2 0.0* 11.7 8.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 70.5 120.7 51.9 100.9 87.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 51.2 59.6 47.2 66.4 58.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.9 18.1 7.3* 8.3* 8.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.8 5.4* 8.8* 0.0* 5.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.1 24.8 14.0* 15.3* 23.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 38.8 36.0 14.0 21.7 39.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 7.5 12.1 s 7.3 7.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 102.4 25.6* s s 98.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.3 9.7* 15.7* 7.0* 10.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.3 11.9 s 4.9 5.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 5.1 14.8 0.0* 7.6* 8.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 42.5 31.6 13.6* 32.4* 41.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.5 39.6 6.9* 15.3 26.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 184.4 196.7 98.2 124.8 186.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 78.3 109.8 63.9 68.5 83.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.9 54.0 71.6* 17.5* 31.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.1 38.3 17.6 12.7 26.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 110.0 115.8 77.1 86.3 110.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 23.9 24.8 30.9 15.2 25.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.8 12.6* 0.0* 17.2* 18.7
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 46.3 49.1 20.0 23.4 44.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.9 28.4 38.3* 15.6* 18.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.9 36.2 5.9* 19.2 15.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 185.3 369.4 154.9 202.5 213.3
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 4.2 12.3 s 8.1 5.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 70.8 89.0 s s 69.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 11.1 13.4* 0.0* 0.0* 10.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 36.6 33.4 s s 35.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 19.1 42.8* s 0.0* 20.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 52.7 96.3 s 54.9* 54.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 2.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.3*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 9.3 s 0.0* s 8.6
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