• 108,975 residents live in Ontario County. 99,273 are White Non-Hispanic. 108,975 residents live in Ontario County. 99,273 are White Non-Hispanic.
  • Education levels can also predict life expectancy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that adults aged 25 without a high school diploma "can expect to die nine years sooner than college graduates." Education levels can also predict life expectancy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that adults aged 25 without a high school diploma "can expect to die nine years sooner than college graduates."
  • Behavioral and personal lifestyles are important determinants of health. Smoking, poor nutrition and other unhealthy behaviors are linked to adverse health outcomes. Several indicators for behavioral lifestyles are shown here. Behavioral and personal lifestyles are important determinants of health. Smoking, poor nutrition and other unhealthy behaviors are linked to adverse health outcomes. Several indicators for behavioral lifestyles are shown here.
  • In Ontario County, the rate of adult binge drinking (10.0 percent) is significantly lower than the Upstate New York rate (16.2 percent). Binge drinking, according to the CDC, has been associated with unintentional injuries, liver disease, high blood pressure, and poor control of diabetes. In Ontario County, the rate of adult binge drinking (10.0 percent) is significantly lower than the Upstate New York rate (16.2 percent). Binge drinking, according to the CDC, has been associated with unintentional injuries, liver disease, high blood pressure, and poor control of diabetes.
  • Approximately one in eight (13 percent) Ontario County residents report experiencing 14 or more poor mental health days in the past month. This is compared to 12.3 percent of Upstate New York residents. Approximately one in eight (13 percent) Ontario County residents report experiencing 14 or more poor mental health days in the past month. This is compared to 12.3 percent of Upstate New York residents.
  • Although average life expectancy in Ontario County is 78.1 years, how long residents live on average varies by almost 6 years depending on their ZIP code. For example, ZIP code area 14532, Phelps, has an estimated life expectancy of only 74.4 years at birth. By contrast, the county’s highest estimated life expectancy, 80.4 years, is found in Victor’s 14564 ZIP code area. Although average life expectancy in Ontario County is 78.1 years, how long residents live on average varies by almost 6 years depending on their ZIP code. For example, ZIP code area 14532, Phelps, has an estimated life expectancy of only 74.4 years at birth. By contrast, the county’s highest estimated life expectancy, 80.4 years, is found in Victor’s 14564 ZIP code area.
  • Many of the leading causes of death can be attributed to chronic diseases such as hypertension and obesity. However, the data tell a slightly different story for premature death before age 75. Unintentional injury and suicide rank among the top five causes of premature death in Ontario County. Many of the leading causes of death can be attributed to chronic diseases such as hypertension and obesity. However, the data tell a slightly different story for premature death before age 75. Unintentional injury and suicide rank among the top five causes of premature death in Ontario County.

Ontario County

Ontario County Health Profile, 2017

The 18-page Ontario County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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2017 County Health Rankings

See how Ontario County ranks relative to other counties in New York State on 35 key measures including health behaviors, clinical care and social determinants of health through this Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project.

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Prevention Agenda

Explore how Ontario County performs on dozens of health measurements including health disparities, chronic disease prevention, mental health, and maternal and child health on this New York State dashboard.

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Regional Profile, 2014

The Regional Profile includes nearly 450 tables and maps measuring the health status of the region and the capacity of the healthcare system to improve health.

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Regional Chart Book, 2014

The Regional Chart Book investigates health issues and concerns for the nine county Finger Lakes regions, looking at underlying causes of health problems and measuring differences and disparities in outcomes among populations defined by race/ethnicity, geography, socio- economic status and gender.

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