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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 54,778 6,718 1,232 12,046 75,079
Percentage of population (2017) 73.0% 8.9% 1.6% 16.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 57,832 35,234 95,729* 40,477 53,877
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 8.2% 19.0% 4.4%* 22.5% 11.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 788.3 744.4 182.5* 467.1 762.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 49.0% 58.5% 57.1%* 74.3% 51.2%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,948.4 6,655.3 966.8 6,208.4 7,673.8
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 555 50 17 171 816
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 68.8% 65.8% 63.5% 64.6% 67.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 67.2% 69.2% 69.2% 71.1% 68.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.7% 18.2% 13.5%* 10.0% 9.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 16.1% 9.6%* 10.0% 8.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 3.7 8.0* 0.0* 8.3 5.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 85.9 70.4 70.8 95.3 91.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 64.8 41.0 70.8 73.2 65.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.2* 6.7* 0.0* 5.8* 4.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.2 0.0* 0.0* 12.1* 12.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 60.5 30.5* 0.0* 65.3 59.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 68.8 57.9 s 44.9 67.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.2 7.0 s 3.9* 8.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 160.1 69.8 0.0* 79.8 153.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.1 7.3* 0.0* 5.0* 12.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 6.4 13.3 0.0* 3.4* 6.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 12.6 21.9* 0.0* s 12.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.7 33.3* 44.3* 24.6* 42.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 26.7 31.0 s 19.9 26.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 180.2 194.4 66.5* 74.0 173.7
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 96.0 115.7 43.1 82.4 105.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.5 36.9* 23.7* 10.3* 28.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 21.1 27.9 s 19.2 22.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 124.7 137.5 48.0* 47.1* 120.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 34.1 35.5 s 27.8 37.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.7 11.3* 18.5* 6.3* 17.6
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 46.2 46.2 30.3* 26.7 44.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.2 44.9* 0.0* 21.5* 19.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 14.9 22.3 s 12.8 14.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 198.8 359.2 88.1 233.5 221.5
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 5.6 s 0.0* 6.2 5.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 72.5 72.5 s 21.0* 68.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 14.1 s 0.0* s 13.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 41.1 43.9* s 35.1* 40.7
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 18.6 s 0.0* s 17.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 49.8 s 0.0* s 46.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 7.7* 0.0* 0.0* s 7.5*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 7.1* s 0.0* s 7.8
Key
Symbol Meaning
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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