Kings County Indicators For Tracking Public Health Priority Areas, 2013-2017

Technical Notes About the Indicators For Tracking Public Health Priority Areas - New York State - 2013-2017

Improve Health Status and Reduce Health Disparities
Indicator Data Years Kings County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
1.  Percentage of premature death (before age 65 years) 2008-2010 30.8 24.3 (Table)(Map) 21.8
2.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.15 2.12 (Table)(Map) 1.87
3.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.14 2.14 (Table)(Map) 1.86
4.  Age-adjusted preventable hospitalizations rate per 10,000 - Aged 18+ years 2008-2010 190.8 155.0 (Table)(Map) 133.3
5.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.24 2.09 (Table)(Map) 1.85
6.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 1.61 1.47 (Table)(Map) 1.38
7.  Percentage of adults with health insurance - Aged 18-64 years 2010 79.7 (79.0-80.4) 83.1 (82.9-83.3) (Table)(Map) 100
8.  Age-adjusted percentage of adults who have a regular health care provider - Aged 18+ years 2008-2009 83.9 (81.5-85.9) 83.0 (80.4-85.5) (Table)(Map) 90.8
Promote a Healthy and Safe Environment
Indicator Data Years Kings County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
9.  Rate of hospitalizations due to falls per 10,000 - Aged 65+ years 2008-2010 159.1 204.6 (Table)(Map) Maintain
10.  Rate of emergency department visits due to falls per 10,000 - Aged 1-4 years 2008-2010 427.7 476.8 (Table)(Map) 429.1
11.  Assault-related hospitalization rate per 10,000 2008-2010 8.2 4.8 (Table)(Map) 4.3
12.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 5.65 7.43 (Table)(Map) 6.69
13.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 2.08 3.06 (Table)(Map) 2.75
14.  Ratio of low income ZIP codes to non-low income ZIP codes 2.00 3.25 (Table)(Map) 2.92
15.  Rate of occupational injuries treated in ED per 10,000 adolescents - Aged 15-19 years 2008-2010 8.9 36.7 (Table)(Map) 33.0
16.  Percentage of population that lives in a jurisdiction that adopted the Climate Smart Communities pledge 2012 0.0* 26.7 (Table)(Map) 32.0
17.  Percentage of commuters who use alternate modes of transportation1 2007-2011 79.6 44.6 (Table)(Map) 49.2
18.  Percentage of population with low-income and low access to a supermarket or large grocery store2 2010 0.0 2.5 (Table)(Map) 2.24
19.  Percentage of homes in Healthy Neighborhood Program that have fewer asthma triggers during the home revisits 2008-2011 NA 26.3 (Table)(Map) 41.0
20.  Percentage of residents served by community water systems with optimally fluoridated water 2012 100.0 71.4 (Table)(Map) 78.5
Prevent Chronic Diseases
Indicator Data Years Kings County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
21.  Percentage of adults who are obese 2008-2009 25.6 (23.3-28.0) 23.2 (21.2-25.3) (Table)(Map) 23.2
22.  Percentage of children and adolescents who are obese 2010-2012 21.7 17.6 (Table)(Map) NYC: 19.7
ROS: 16.7
23.  Percentage of cigarette smoking among adults 2008-2009 16.1 (14.1-18.3) 16.8 (15.1-18.6) (Table)(Map) 15.0
24.  Percentage of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines - Aged 50-75 years 2008-2009 NA 66.3 (63.5-69.1) (Table)(Map) 71.4
25.  Asthma emergency department visit rate per 10,000 2008-2010 125.6 83.7 (Table)(Map) 75.1
26.  Asthma emergency department visit rate per 10,000 - Aged 0-4 years 2008-2010 283.1 221.4 (Table)(Map) 196.5
27.  Age-adjusted heart attack hospitalization rate per 10,000 2010 17.1 15.5 (Table)(Map) 14.0
28.  Rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes per 10,000 - Aged 6-17 years 2008-2010 3.9 3.2 (Table)(Map) 3.06
29.  Rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes per 10,000 - Aged 18+ years 2008-2010 7.5 5.6 (Table)(Map) 4.86
Prevent HIV/STDs, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Healthcare-Associated Infections
Indicator Data Years Kings County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
30.  Percentage of children with 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 immunization series - Aged 19-35 months3 2011 NA 47.6 (Table)(Map) 80
31.  Percentage of adolescent females with 3-dose HPV immunization - Aged 13-17 years 2011 NA 26.0 (Table)(Map) 50
32.  Percentage of adults with flu immunization - Aged 65+ years 2008-2009 53.8 (48.0-59.6) 75.0 (71.5-78.5) (Table)(Map) 66.2
33.  Newly diagnosed HIV case rate per 100,000 2008-2010 38.0 21.6 (Table)(Map) 14.7
34.  Difference in rates (Black and White) of new HIV diagnoses 66.4 59.4 (Table)(Map) 45.7
35.  Difference in rates (Hispanic and White) of new HIV diagnoses 30.7 31.1 (Table)(Map) 22.3
36.  Gonorrhea case rate per 100,000 women - Aged 15-44 years 2010 298.2 203.4 (Table)(Map) 183.4
37.  Gonorrhea case rate per 100,000 men - Aged 15-44 years 2010 359.9 221.7 (Table)(Map) 199.5
38.  Chlamydia case rate per 100,000 women - Aged 15-44 years 2010 2320.2 1619.8 (Table)(Map) 1,458
39.  Primary and secondary syphilis case rate per 100,000 males 2010 19.3 11.2 (Table)(Map) 10.1
40.  Primary and secondary syphilis case rate per 100,000 females 2010 0.7* 0.5 (Table) 0.4
Promote Healthy Women, Infants, and Children
Indicator Data Years Kings County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
41.  Percentage of preterm births 2008-2010 12.5 12.0 (Table)(Map) 10.2
42.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 1.94 1.61 (Table)(Map) 1.42
43.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 1.45 1.25 (Table)(Map) 1.12
44.  Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births 1.01 1.10 (Table)(Map) 1.00
45.  Percentage of infants exclusively breastfed in the hospital 2008-2010 32.6 42.5 (Table)(Map) 48.1
46.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 0.38 0.50 (Table)(Map) 0.57
47.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 0.46 0.55 (Table)(Map) 0.64
48.  Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births 0.53 0.57 (Table)(Map) 0.66
49.  Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 births 2008-2010 (Table)(Map) 21.0
50.  Percentage of children who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs4 2011 71.5 69.9 (Table)(Map) 76.9
51.  Percentage of children aged 0-15 months who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs 76.6 82.8 (Table)(Map) 91.3
52.  Percentage of children aged 3-6 years who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs 85.0 82.8 (Table)(Map) 91.3
53.  Percentage of children aged 12-21 years who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs 63.1 61.0 (Table)(Map) 67.1
54.  Percentage of children with any kind of health insurance - Aged under 19 years 2010 94.8 (94.0-95.6) 94.9 (94.5-95.3) (Table)(Map) 100
55.  Percentage of third-grade children with evidence of untreated tooth decay 2009-2011 NA 24.0 (22.6-25.4) (Table)(Map) 21.6
56.  Ratio of low-income children to non-low income children NA 2.46 (Table)(Map) 2.21
57.  Adolescent pregnancy rate per 1,000 females - Aged 15-17 years 2008-2010 42.9 31.1 (Table)(Map) 25.6
58.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 13.15 5.74 (Table)(Map) 4.90
59.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 38.25 5.16 (Table)(Map) 4.10
60.  Percentage of unintended pregnancy among live births 2011 24.2 26.7 (Table)(Map) 23.8
61.  Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 4.50 2.09 (Table)(Map) 1.90
62.  Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics 3.63 1.58 (Table)(Map) 1.43
63.  Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births 1.71 1.69 (Table)(Map) 1.54
64.  Percentage of women with health coverage - Aged 18-64 years 2010 83.2 (82.2-84.2) 86.1 (85.8-86.4) (Table)(Map) 100
65.  Percentage of live births that occur within 24 months of a previous pregnancy 2008-2010 16.6 18.0 (Table)(Map) 17.0
Promote Mental Health and Prevention Substance Abuse
Indicator Data Years Kings County New York State Data Links NYS 2017 Objective
66.  Age-adjusted percentage of adults with poor mental health for 14 or more days in the last month 2008-2009 7.4 (6.1-8.8) 10.2 (8.7-11.7) (Table)(Map) 10.1
67.  Age-adjusted percentage of adult binge drinking during the past month 2008-2009 11.5 (9.7-13.4) 18.1 (16.1-20.2) (Table)(Map) 18.4
68.  Age-adjusted suicide death rate per 100,000 2008-2010 4.9 6.8 (Table)(Map) 5.9

* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable
+ Fewer than 10 events in one or both rate numerators, therefore the ratio is unstable
s Data do not meet reporting criteria
NA Data is not available

1- Alternate modes of transportation include public transportation, carpool, bike, walk, and telecommute
2- Low access is defined as greater than one mile from a supermarket or grocery store in urban areas or greater than ten miles from a supermarket or grocery store in rural areas
3- The 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 immunization series includes: 4 DTaP, 3 polio, 1 MMR, 3 hep B, 3 Hib, 1 varicella, 4 PCV13
4- Government sponsored insurance programs include Medicaid and Child Health Plus