St. Lawrence County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 100,821 2,804 1,293 2,534 108,562
Percentage of population (2017) 92.9% 2.6% 1.2% 2.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 48,559 NA 52,778* NA 48,330
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 13.5% 21.0%* 4.0%* 35.0%* 13.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 717.0 642.9 213.8* 339.8 714.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 45.7% 95.0% 57.1%* 72.7%* 46.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,855.7 7,890.6 1,255.3 2,603.2 6,743.9
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 980 4 16 80 1,100
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 74.0% s 76.6% 26.5% 72.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 75.9% s 84.8% 35.1% 75.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.4% s 10.6%* 11.1%* 8.5%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.1% s 4.3%* 4.3%* 6.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 3.4 0.0* 0.0* 10.1* 3.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 59.6 22.5 43.3 158.9 61.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.1 9.9 43.3 153.2 54.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 8.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 7.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 42.6 48.6* 0.0* 26.5* 42.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 27.9 20.7 0.0* s 47.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 5.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 8.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 72.1 0.0* 0.0* s 137.4
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.6 5.2* 0.0* 0.0* 10.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 2.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 4.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 50.9 0.0* 0.0* 36.1* 50.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 21.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 39.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 186.6 148.3* 33.5* 158.4* 186.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 63.5 42.8 s 37.9* 93.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.8 0.0* 47.0* 43.1* 28.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 13.5 0.0* 0.0* 29.1* 17.5
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 125.3 148.3* 33.5* 36.1* 126.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 23.9 s s s 30.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.3
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 32.7 s 0.0* s 50.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.8 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 19.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 8.7 s 0.0* s 16.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 147.6 166.0 s 98.9 229.3
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 2.7 0.0* 0.0* s 6.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 72.2 s s s 72.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 12.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 12.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 44.1 s 0.0* s 44.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 14.8 0.0* s 0.0* 16.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 36.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 36.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 3.0* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.3*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 7.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.2
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