Indicators For Tracking Public Health Priority Areas - New York State - 2013-2017

Improve Health Status and Reduce Health Disparities
Indicator Baseline
Year
New York State
Baseline
Prevention Agenda
2013-2017 Objective
U.S.
(if available)
U.S.
Data Year
Healthy People
2020 Objective
Percentage of premature deaths (before age 65 years) (County Data: Table Map) 2010 24.2 21.8 NA    
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   2.08 1.87 NA    
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   2.07 1.86 NA    
Age-adjusted preventable hospitalizations rate per 10,000 - Aged 18+ years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 148.1 133.3 NA    
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   2.06 1.85 NA    
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   1.53 1.38 NA    
Percentage of adults (aged 18-64) with health insurance (County Data: Table Map) 2010 83.1 100 85.0 2010 100
Age-adjusted percentage of adults who have a regular health care provider - Aged 18+ years (County Data: Table Map) 2011 82.5 90.8 76.81 2011  
Promote a Healthy and Safe Environment
Indicator Baseline
Year
New York State
Baseline
Prevention Agenda
2013-2017 Objective
U.S.
(if available)
U.S.
Data Year
Healthy People
2020 Objective
Rate of hospitalizations due to falls per 10,000 - Aged 65+ years (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 204.6 Maintain N/A N/A  
Rate of emergency department visits due to falls per 10,000 - Aged 1-4 years (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 476.8 429.1 562.1 2008-2010  
Assault-related hospitalization rate per 10,000 (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 4.8 4.3 N/A N/A  
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   7.43 6.69 N/A N/A  
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   3.06 2.75 N/A N/A  
Ratio of low income ZIP codes to non-low income ZIP codes (County Data: Table Map)   3.25 2.92 N/A N/A  
Rate of occupational injuries treated in ED per 10,000 adolescents - Aged 15-19 years (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 36.7 33.0 N/A N/A  
Annual number of days with unhealthy ozone (Air Quality Index >100) 2005-2009 NYC: 5 days
ROS: 5 days
0 days N/A N/A  
Annual number of days with unhealthy particulate matter (Air Quality Index >100) 2005-2009 NYC: 6 days
ROS: 3 days
0 days N/A N/A  
Percentage of population that lives in a jurisdiction that adopted the Climate Smart Communities pledge (County Data: Table Map) 2012 26.7 32.0 N/A N/A  
Percentage of commuters who use alternate modes of transportation (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 44.7 49.2 22.7 2006-2008  
Percentage of population with low-income and low access to a supermarket or large grocery store (County Data: Table Map) 2010 2.49 2.24 5.7 2010  
Percentage of homes in Healthy Neighborhood Program that have fewer asthma triggers during the home revisits** (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2011 26.3 41 N/A N/A  
Percentage of residents served by community water systems with optimally fluoridated water (County Data: Table Map) 2012 71.4 78.5 73.9 2010 79.6
Prevent Chronic Diseases
Indicator Baseline
Years
New York State
Baseline
Prevention Agenda
2013-2017 Objective
U.S.
(if available)
U.S.
Data Year
Healthy People
2020 Objective
Percentage of adults who are obese (County Data: Table Map) 2011 24.5 23.2 27.41 2011 30.5
Percentage of adults aged 18 years and older with an annual household income less than $25,000 who are obese   26.8 25.4 31.51    
Percentage of adults aged 18 years and older with disabilities who are obese   34.9 31.4 38.11    
Percentage of children and adolescents who are obese (County Data: Table Map) 2010-2012 NYC: 20.7
ROS: 17.6
NYC: 19.7
ROS: 16.7
16.9 2009-2010  
Percentage of children with an outpatient visit, during 12 months, that includes an assessment for weight status - Aged 3-17 years (QARR: HMO,PPO,MA,CHP) 2011 CMC: 58.0
GMC: 72.0
CMC: 75.0
GMC: 75.0
CMC: 45.0
GMC: 46.0
2011  
Prevalence of any tobacco use (cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco) by high school age students 2010 21.2 15.0 23.4 2011  
Percentage of cigarette smoking among adults (County Data: Table Map) 2011 18.1 15.0 19.0 2011 12
Percentage of cigarette smoking among adults with income less than $25,000   27.8 20.0 NA    
Utilization of smoking cessation benefits among smokers who are enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care 2011 17.0 41.0 NA    
Percentage of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines - Aged 50-75 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 68.0 71.4 61.01 2010 70.5
Percentage of adults aged 50-75 years with an income less than $25,000 who receive a colorectal cancer screening   59.4 65.4 NA    
Asthma emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 83.7 75.1      
Asthma emergency department visit rate per 10,000 - Aged 0-4 years (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 221.4 196.5      
Percentage of health plan members with hypertension, who have controlled their blood pressure - Ages 18-85 years* (QARR: HMO,PPO,MA) 2010 CMC: 62.0
MMC: 67.0
CMC: 69.3
MMC: 72
CMC: 63.4
MMC: 55.6
2011  
Percentage of black adults enrolled in MMC health plans  with hypertension, who have controlled their blood pressure - Ages 18-85 years*   59.0 66.7 NA    
Percentage of adult health plan members with diabetes, who have blood glucose in good control (QARR: HMO,PPO,MA) 2011 CMC: 55.0
MMC: 58.0
CMC: 60.5
MMC: 62.0
CMC: 61.2
MMC: 48.1
2011  
Percentage of black adult enrolled in MMC health plans with diabetes, who have blood glucose in good control**   53.0 58.3 NA    
Age-adjusted heart attack hospitalization rate per 10,000 (County Data: Table Map) 2010 15.5 14.0 NA    
Rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes per 10,000 - Aged 6-17 years (County Data: Table Map) 2007-2009 3.4 3.06 2.8 2009  
Rate of hospitalizations for short-term complications of diabetes per 10,000 - Aged 18+ years (County Data: Table Map) 2007-2009 5.40 4.86 6.3 2009  
Prevent HIV/STDs, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Healthcare-Associated Infections
Indicator Baseline
Years
New York State
Baseline
Prevention Agenda
2013-2017 Objective
U.S.
(if available)
U.S.
Data Year
Healthy People
2020 Objective
Percentage of children with 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 immunization series - Aged 19-35 months (County Data: Table Map) 2011 65.1 80.0 68.5 2011 80
Percentage of adolescent females with 3-dose HPV immunization - Aged 13-17 years (County Data: Table Map 2011 34.2 50.0 NA    
Percentage of adults with flu immunization - Aged 65+ years (County Data: Table Map) 2011 60.2 66.2 61.41 2011 90
Newly diagnosed HIV case rate per 100,000 (County Data: Table Map) 2010 19.6 14.7 10.8 2010 13
Difference in rates (Black and White) of new HIV diagnoses (County Data: Table Map) 2006-2010 60.9 45.7 54.7 2010  
Difference in rates (Hispanic and White) of new HIV diagnoses (County Data: Table Map) 2006-2010 29.8 22.3 13.1 2010  
Percentage of HIV-infected persons with a known diagnosis who are in care 2010 66.0 72.0 NA    
Gonorrhea case rate per 100,000 women - Aged 15-44 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 203.4 183.4 NA   198
Gonorrhea case rate per 100,000 men - Aged 15-44 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 222.0 199.5 NA   257
Chlamydia case rate per 100,000 women - Aged 15-44 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 1,620 1,458 NA    
Primary and secondary syphilis case rate per 100,000 males (County Data: Table Map) 2010 11.2 10.1 7.9 2010 6.8
Primary and secondary syphilis case rate per 100,000 females (County Data: Table) 2010 0.5 0.4 1.1 2010 1.4
Hospital-onset CDIs new cases per 10,000 (Hospital Report) 2011 8.48 5.94 NA    
Community-onset healthcare facility-associated CDIs new cases per 10,000 (Hospital Report) 2011 2.41 2.05 NA    
Promote Healthy Women, Infants, and Children
Indicator Baseline
Years
New York State
Baseline
Prevention Agenda
2013-2017 Objective
U.S.
(if available)
U.S.
Data Year
Healthy People
2020 Objective
Percentage of preterm births (County Data: Table Map) 2010 11.6 10.2 12.0 2010 11.4
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   1.58 1.42 1.6 2010  
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   1.24 1.12 1.1 2010  
Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births (County Data: Table Map)   1.10 1.0 NA    
Percentage of infants exclusively breastfed in the hospital (County Data: Table Map) 2010 43.7 48.1 NA    
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   0.52 0.57 NA    
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   0.58 0.64 NA    
Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births (County Data: Table Map)   0.60 0.66 NA    
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 births (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 23.3 21.0 15.1 2006-2007 11.4
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics   5.29 4.76 3.2 2006-2007  
Percentage of children who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs (County Data: Table Map; QARR: HMO,PPO,MA,CHP) 2011 69.9 76.9 NA    
Percentage of children aged 0-15 months who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs (County Data: Table Map; QARR: HMO,PPO,MA,CHP) 82.8 91.3 NA    
Percentage of children aged 3-6 years who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs (County Data: Table Map; QARR: HMO,PPO,MA,CHP) 82.8 91.3 MA: 72
CHP: NA
2011  
Percentage of children aged 12-21 years who have had the recommended number of well child visits in government sponsored insurance programs (County Data: Table Map; QARR: HMO,PPO,MA, CHP) 61.0 67.1 MA: 50
CHP: NA
2011  
Percentage of children with any kind of health insurance - Aged under 19 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 94.9 100 90.2 2010  
Percentage of third-grade children with evidence of untreated tooth decay (County Data: Table Map) 2009-2011 24.0 21.6 22.9 1999-2004 25.9
Ratio of low-income children to non-low income children (County Data: Table Map)   2.46 2.21 NA    
Adolescent pregnancy rate per 1,000 females - Aged 15-17 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 28.5 25.6 39.5 2008 36.2
Ratio of Black non-Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   5.47 4.90 3.4 2008  
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   4.58 4.10 3.2 2008  
Percentage of unintended pregnancy among live births (County Data: Table Map) 2011 26.4 23.8 37.1 2006-2010  
Ratio of Black Non-Hispanic to White non-Hispanic (County Data: Table Map)   2.11 1.90 1.4 2006-2010  
Ratio of Hispanics to White non-Hispanics (County Data: Table Map)   1.59 1.43 1.1 2006-2010  
Ratio of Medicaid births to non-Medicaid births (County Data: Table Map)   1.71 1.54 NA    
Percentage of women with health coverage - Aged 18-64 years (County Data: Table Map) 2010 86.1 100 80.8 2010  
Percentage of live births that occur within 24 months of a previous pregnancy (County Data: Table Map) 2008-2010 18.9 17.0 NA    
Promote Mental Health and Prevention Substance Abuse
Indicator Baseline
Years
New York State
Baseline
Prevention Agenda
2013-2017 Objective
U.S.
(if available)
U.S.
Data Year
Healthy People
2020 Objective
Percentage of adolescents (youth in grades 9-12) reporting use of alcohol on at least one day for the past 30 days 2011 38.4 34.6 38.7 2011  
Percentage of adolescents (youth aged 12-17 years) reporting the use of non-medical use of painkillers 2009-2010 5.26 4.73 6.43 2009-2010  
Age-adjusted percentage of adults with poor mental health for 14 or more days in the last month (County Data: Table Map) 2011 11.2 10.1 11.71 2011  
Age-adjusted percentage of adult binge drinking during the past month (County Data: Table Map) 2011 20.4 18.4 19.21 2011 24.4
Percentage of adolescents (youth grades 9-12) who felt sad or hopeless 2011 24.9 22.4 28.5 2011  
Percentage of adolescents (youth grades 9-12) who attempted suicide one or more times in the past year 2011 7.1 6.4 7.8 2011 1.7
Age-adjusted suicide death rate per 100,000 (County Data: Table Map) 2007-2009 6.6 5.9 11.8 2009 10.2
Age-adjusted percentage of cigarette smoking among adults who report poor mental health 2011 31.2 26.5 38.61 2011  

Key Abbreviations

  • NYC: New York City
  • ROS: Rest of State
  • CMC: Commercial managed care
  • MMC: Medicaid managed care
  • GMC: Government sponsored managed care (including Medicaid and Child Health Plus programs)
  • QARR - Quality Assurance Reporting Requirements
  • HMO - Health Maintenance Organization
  • PPO - Preferred Provider Organizations
  • MA - Medicaid
  • CHP - Child Health Plus
  1. U.S. Median, BRFSS Data, CDC

Note:

* Baseline data were updated.

** Baseline data and 2017 target number were updated.

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