Health Indicators (Key)

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Note: Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) is a widely accepted set of health promotion and disease prevention goals for all Americans.
 
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Access to Health Services St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 10.5
favorable
17.3
favorable
14.9
unfavorable
0.0
% [65+] With Medicare Supplement Insurance 77.2
similar
75.5
% [Insured] Insurance Covers Prescriptions 94.2
similar
93.9
% [Insured] Went Without Coverage in Past Year 7.6
unfavorable
4.8
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 38.0
similar
37.3
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 16.0
similar
14.3
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 15.2
similar
15.0
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 13.4
similar
14.0
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 13.5
similar
16.5
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 7.8
favorable
10.7
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 6.9
similar
7.7
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 15.8
similar
14.8
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 4.2
similar
1.9
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 79.3
similar
76.3
unfavorable
95.0
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 79.4
similar
75.1
unfavorable
89.4
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 77.5
similar
82.6
unfavorable
100.0
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 75.6
favorable
67.3
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 93.7
favorable
87.0
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 11.6
unfavorable
6.5
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 19.1
unfavorable
15.3
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 43.1
unfavorable
35.4
% [50+] Osteoporosis 13.5
similar
11.4
unfavorable
5.3
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 26.6
unfavorable
21.5
% Migraine/Severe Headaches 18.3
similar
16.9
% Chronic Neck Pain 15.2
unfavorable
8.3
 
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Cancer St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 173.0
similar
164.7
similar
174.2
unfavorable
160.6
% Skin Cancer 3.2
similar
4.4
favorable
8.1
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 6.2
similar
6.9
similar
5.5
% [Men 50+] Prostate Exam in Past 2 Years 78.6
favorable
70.5
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 81.9
similar
80.6
similar
79.9
similar
81.1
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 84.8
similar
83.6
similar
84.7
unfavorable
93.0
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 69.8
similar
71.2
similar
72.0
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 35.7
favorable
16.0
favorable
28.3
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 73.2
similar
70.5
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.8
unfavorable
11.0
unfavorable
15.2
 
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Diabetes St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 17.1
similar
17.0
favorable
21.3
favorable
19.6
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 10.5
similar
10.5
similar
10.1
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 31.8
unfavorable
10.7
unfavorable
25.0
 
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Educational & Community-Based Programs St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Attended Health Event in Past Year 15.3
unfavorable
22.2
 
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Family Planning St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% of Births to Unwed Mothers 49.1
favorable
53.0
unfavorable
40.8
% Births to Teenagers 14.4
favorable
18.7
unfavorable
9.9
 
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General Health Status St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 17.1
similar
16.9
similar
16.8
% Activity Limitations 23.4
similar
22.6
unfavorable
17.0
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 11.5
similar
9.6
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 244.1
unfavorable
212.9
unfavorable
184.6
unfavorable
152.7
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 35.2
unfavorable
27.7
favorable
40.2
similar
33.8
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 9.1
unfavorable
6.1
% Stroke 3.3
similar
2.1
similar
2.7
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 95.1
similar
94.7
similar
94.9
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 39.3
unfavorable
30.7
unfavorable
34.3
unfavorable
26.9
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 90.2
similar
89.1
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 90.6
favorable
79.7
similar
90.7
favorable
82.1
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 34.2
favorable
38.8
similar
31.4
unfavorable
13.5
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 90.8
similar
89.1
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 89.2
similar
86.3
 
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HIV St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 16.9
similar
19.9
similar
16.9
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Pertussis per 100,000 1.5
favorable
4.2
favorable
4.5
% [Age 65+] Flu Shot in Past Year 61.0
similar
60.0
unfavorable
71.6
unfavorable
90.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Shot in Past Year 38.9
unfavorable
52.5
unfavorable
90.0
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 59.8
similar
65.2
similar
68.1
unfavorable
90.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 30.5
similar
32.0
unfavorable
60.0
Tuberculosis Incidence per 100,000 0.7
favorable
4.9
favorable
3.6
favorable
1.0
% Ever Vaccinated for Hepatitis B 36.9
similar
38.4
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 26.2
unfavorable
24.3
favorable
38.2
favorable
36.0
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 12.9
unfavorable
7.6
favorable
14.2
similar
12.4
% "Always" Wear Seat Belt 89.0
unfavorable
93.1
favorable
85.3
unfavorable
92.4
% Child [Age 0-17] "Always" Uses Seat Belt/Car Seat 93.7
similar
91.6
% Child [Age 5-17] "Always" Wears Bicycle Helmet 58.8
favorable
35.3
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 4.8
favorable
5.1
favorable
10.2
favorable
9.2
% Firearm in Home 40.5
similar
37.9
% [Homes With Children] Firearm in Home 39.6
similar
34.4
% [Homes With Firearms] Weapon(s) Unlocked & Loaded 9.3
favorable
16.9
Violent Crime per 100,000 205.6
favorable
391.8
favorable
407.5
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 2.9
similar
1.6
% Ever Threatened With Violence by Intimate Partner 16.0
unfavorable
11.7
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 15.9
similar
13.5
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% No Prenatal Care in First Trimester 37.0
unfavorable
13.2
unfavorable
22.1
% of Low Birthweight Births 6.6
favorable
10.5
favorable
8.2
favorable
7.8
Infant Death Rate 5.2
favorable
5.9
favorable
6.9
favorable
6.0
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 12.9
similar
11.7
% Major Depression 13.1
similar
11.7
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 29.2
similar
26.5
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 7.7
unfavorable
6.1
favorable
11.2
favorable
10.2
% [Those With Major Depression] Seeking Help 86.1
similar
82.0
favorable
75.1
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 13.0
similar
11.5
% Child [Age 5-17] Takes Prescription for ADD/ADHD 8.6
similar
6.5
 
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Nutrition & Weight Status St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 40.6
unfavorable
48.8
% Medical Advice on Nutrition in Past Year 40.1
similar
41.9
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 28.8
similar
31.7
unfavorable
33.9
% Overweight 70.3
unfavorable
60.3
similar
66.9
% Obese 33.0
unfavorable
24.5
unfavorable
28.5
similar
30.6
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 29.8
similar
25.7
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 34.9
similar
30.9
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 49.5
similar
47.4
favorable
31.8
% [Overweights] Trying to Lose Weight Both Diet/Exercise 39.6
similar
38.6
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight 37.7
similar
30.7
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese 27.4
similar
18.9
unfavorable
14.6
 
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Oral Health St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 62.7
unfavorable
72.5
similar
66.9
favorable
49.0
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 83.3
similar
79.2
favorable
49.0
% Have Dental Insurance 61.9
similar
60.8
 
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Physical Activity St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Employed] Job Entails Mostly Sitting/Standing 53.6
favorable
63.2
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 25.7
similar
26.3
similar
28.7
favorable
32.6
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 46.2
similar
42.7
% Moderate Physical Activity 32.5
favorable
23.9
% Vigorous Physical Activity 31.9
unfavorable
51.5
similar
34.8
% Medical Advice on Physical Activity in Past Year 47.2
similar
47.8
% Child [Age 5-17] Watches TV 3+ Hours per Day 10.6
favorable
19.7
% Child [Age 5-17] Uses Computer 3+ Hours per Day 10.0
similar
9.9
% Child [Age 5-17] 3+ Hours per Day of Total Screen Time 35.7
similar
43.4
 
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Respiratory Diseases St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 51.1
unfavorable
31.8
unfavorable
43.2
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 10.5
favorable
20.7
favorable
16.4
% Nasal/Hay Fever Allergies 29.0
similar
27.3
% Sinusitis 18.6
similar
19.4
% Chronic Lung Disease 13.1
unfavorable
8.4
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 10.4
similar
9.7
unfavorable
7.5
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 12.4
unfavorable
6.8
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 26.5
favorable
96.1
favorable
101.0
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 266.0
favorable
488.6
favorable
429.6
Hepatitis B Incidence per 100,000 1.1
unfavorable
0.7
similar
1.1
 
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Substance Abuse St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.0
unfavorable
6.5
favorable
9.2
similar
8.2
% Current Drinker 57.2
similar
60.1
similar
58.8
% Chronic Drinker (Average 2+ Drinks/Day) 5.1
similar
6.2
similar
5.6
% Binge Drinker (Single Occasion - 5+ Drinks Men, 4+ Women) 17.5
similar
19.6
similar
16.7
favorable
24.3
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 1.5
favorable
3.5
% Driving Drunk or Riding with Drunk Driver 2.9
favorable
5.5
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 3.2
favorable
7.7
favorable
11.3
favorable
11.3
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 3.1
similar
1.7
favorable
7.1
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 4.5
similar
3.9
 
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Tobacco Use St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Current Smoker 22.7
unfavorable
18.1
unfavorable
16.6
unfavorable
12.0
% Someone Smokes at Home 19.6
unfavorable
13.6
% [Non-Smokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 6.6
similar
5.7
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 21.4
unfavorable
12.1
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 71.7
similar
63.7
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 50.6
similar
56.2
unfavorable
80.0
% Smoke Cigars 3.5
similar
4.2
unfavorable
0.2
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 4.2
similar
2.8
unfavorable
0.3
 
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Vision St. Mary's Healthcare Svc Area vs. NY vs. US vs. HP2020
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 8.9
similar
6.9
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 57.0
similar
57.5
 
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