Bronx County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 150,191 436,602 57,702 788,575 1,438,159
Percentage of population (2014) 10.4% 30.4% 4.0% 54.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 55,107 36,742 49,059 28,041 34,284
Percentage of families below poverty~ 8.7% 24.5% 20.5% 34.7% 28.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 755.0 749.8 298.6 575.3 677.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 29.6% 60.0% 59.9% 57.9% 51.4%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,792 8,541 2,629 4,997 6,507
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,417 6,299 901 12,360 21,249
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 69.3% 52.8% 61.3% 59.8% 58.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 66.2% 49.0% 59.7% 55.8% 54.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.2% 13.2% 9.8% 11.7% 12.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.6% 11.4% 10.1% 8.4% 9.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 19.9 44.1 1.6* 43.2 43.1
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 91.6 129.3 68.3 121.1 125.7
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 56.4 65.0 67.7 66.6 66.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.8 7.3 2.2* 4.0 5.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 2.8 1.5* 3.3 3.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.4 18.2 7.5 19.3 21.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.8 61.4 25.0 56.4 77.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.6 17.0 2.7 11.7 17.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 238.7 104.7 65.7 128.1 178.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.1 52.7 14.5 48.7 54.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 16.9 95.8 30.9 69.7 87.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.4 24.4 11.2 19.2 24.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 32.1 67.4 19.5 61.4 71.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 257.2 224.9 100.1 156.7 208.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 78.1 99.9 47.4 82.8 109.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.6 23.9 10.7 23.1 21.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.0 26.6 10.9 18.3 26.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 231.4 197.0 88.3 140.6 185.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.7 25.2 22.4 28.4 36.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.5 4.6 3.0* 3.7 4.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.7 37.1 12.1 27.0 35.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.9 32.2 11.2 24.2 25.1
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.9 36.8 8.9 27.8 35.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 176.8 332.4 159.7 297.4 359.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.6* 3.2 s 4.1 4.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.9 13.8 1.5 8.5 11.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 66.2 58.0 39.1 36.6 49.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 20.4 19.2 s 14.2 16.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 49.8 46.2 23.4 33.4 40.7
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 26.5 26.9 s 15.8 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 49.3 45.1 26.4 36.5 40.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 2.3* 3.9 s 3.0 3.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 11.0 10.2 6.4* 9.1 9.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 48.7 38.1 2.7 29.4 45.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.2 4.7 3.5* 4.5 5.3

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percentage is unstable
s Data are suppressed. The data do not meet the criteria for confidentiality
~ 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