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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 143,666 12,257 3,888 18,320 178,723
Percentage of population (2017) 80.4% 6.9% 2.2% 10.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 64,376 32,978 69,286 46,670 61,652
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 5.7% 23.2% 8.7%* 17.2% 7.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 722.2 680.1 346.6 508.1 709.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 40.7% 63.8% 33.3%* 56.1% 42.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,905.2 8,216.0 1,508.1 4,432.6 6,678.3
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,124 84 39 208 1,513
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 78.0% 63.4% 69.8% 69.7% 75.6%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 75.2% 64.8% 69.7% 71.2% 73.8%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.2% 11.6% 5.1%* 7.9% 8.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 9.2% 5.1%* 6.9% 7.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 3.2 11.4 0.0* 5.0 4.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.1 71.7 35.2 70.5 65.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 45.6 39.4 36.1 53.5 47.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.4 15.9* 0.0* 3.2* 4.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 17.1* 0.0* 4.1* 8.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.5 38.6 0.0* 25.2 38.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 69.6 63.8 20.7 45.4 70.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 6.4 3.7 s 4.5 6.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 183.9 75.6 s 103.1 182.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.0 7.1* 7.6* 5.1* 13.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 5.8 26.4 0.0* 3.8 7.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 11.3 40.7 0.0* 5.6* 14.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 41.3 25.6* 0.0* 14.8* 39.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.9 52.7 s 12.8 27.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 177.1 168.8 52.4* 135.2 175.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 72.6 79.3 27.8 39.0 77.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 43.2 16.0* 29.8* 28.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 19.4 25.6 s 8.1 20.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 101.5 115.7 34.2* 89.5 101.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.0 20.4 s 8.1 25.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 11.3* 0.0* 14.3* 16.9
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 38.1 36.6 s 12.9 37.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.8 5.9* 16.0* 15.7* 17.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.2 28.1 s 12.4 13.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 176.5 328.6 91.2 153.0 194.2
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 2.5 11.8 s s 3.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 70.0 69.0 s 32.4 67.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 15.2 s 0.0* s 14.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.0 54.2 s 31.6 38.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 16.7 s 0.0* s 16.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 47.9 58.6* s s 46.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 2.7* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 2.4*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 7.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.4
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