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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 527,534 138,100 62,671 239,276 969,279
Percentage of population (2017) 54.4% 14.2% 6.5% 24.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 111,583 56,859 123,243 57,809 89,968
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 2.5% 11.8% 4.6% 15.2% 6.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 539.8 615.2 255.7 367.5 529.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 27.2% 54.2% 42.7% 53.7% 33.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3,951.2 6,633.5 1,650.9 3,115.4 4,115.2
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 3,916 1,466 737 3,707 10,447
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 87.4% 67.5% 83.9% 73.5% 75.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 84.6% 63.6% 79.9% 68.3% 75.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.4% 12.0% 8.5% 8.4% 9.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 12.4% 9.7% 7.2% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 0.5 6.0 0.0* 5.4 2.9
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 53.4 80.0 49.4 84.6 72.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 46.8 50.1 52.1 70.3 58.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 1.7 6.4 1.8* 3.3 3.1
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.8 4.5 0.5* 4.2 3.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.3 24.2 9.9 22.0 27.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 39.5 40.9 14.8 22.1 48.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.0 5.0 1.2 1.6 4.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 154.9 73.7 38.5 58.7 175.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.4 4.2 5.4 3.1 6.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.2 20.3 3.0 4.3 9.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 8.8 42.8 6.7 4.5 19.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 19.1 8.6 13.4 19.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 14.0 38.4 6.3 10.4 23.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 145.0 182.8 56.3 90.4 144.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 48.6 88.9 20.1 35.8 70.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.9 23.9 18.8 17.7 21.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 13.3 30.5 10.0 9.6 19.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 102.1 125.2 42.7 66.7 101.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 14.8 21.1 7.1 13.1 21.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 14.0 4.2* 4.3 11.7
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 31.4 52.3 8.4 9.4 36.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 23.1 8.3 8.5 10.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 5.9 29.9 3.4 7.9 13.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 92.4 288.3 61.2 106.8 165.4
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 1.2 8.3 s 1.2 2.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 49.9 46.4 25.7 31.1 46.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 10.2 13.4 4.5* 4.8 9.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 36.0 37.5 18.3 31.7 35.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 16.6 16.6 6.9* 8.5 15.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.1 51.9 32.7 41.6 41.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.2 s 0.0* s 1.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 5.5 8.2 s 9.5 6.5
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