Bronx County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 152,345 431,383 55,251 774,779 1,418,733
Percentage of population (2013) 10.7% 30.4% 3.9% 54.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 54,114 35,399 46,335 27,275 33,120
Percentage of families below poverty~ 8.7% 24.3% 23.5% 34.8% 28.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 768.4 756.3 294.5 595.0 689.2
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 29.1% 60.7% 60.1% 59.2% 51.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8,069 8,747 2,777 5,265 6,677
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,421 6,353 891 12,411 21,378
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 70.6% 54.9% 64.6% 61.3% 60.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 65.0% 48.3% 60.2% 55.1% 53.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.8% 13.6% 9.2% 11.5% 11.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 11.7% 9.2% 8.4% 9.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 22.0 54.5 4.3 49.0 50.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 90.3 137.3 69.3 124.7 130.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.3 65.4 68.9 67.8 66.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.8 7.5 1.9* 4.5 5.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.4 3.0 1.1* 3.7 3.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.8 19.7 6.0* 19.9 21.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 71.1 62.7 25.9 54.4 77.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.6 17.8 3.2 10.8 17.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 264.3 109.2 69.2 123.5 187.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.5 52.8 16.4 47.6 56.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 17.7 91.8 33.6 64.1 84.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.8 27.3 11.3 19.6 25.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 34.7 67.7 23.0 59.7 73.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 259.8 222.3 94.3 164.0 211.5
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 88.0 106.4 49.7 85.3 115.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 23.6 9.8 22.6 21.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.3 28.4 10.0 18.5 27.5
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 236.0 196.1 88.9 148.5 190.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.5 28.9 23.9 30.5 39.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 4.5 1.9* 3.7 4.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.2 39.0 12.0 27.2 36.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 34.2 17.0 24.8 26.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.7 39.5 8.9 28.4 37.3
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 191.2 351.9 160.7 303.6 373.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.1 3.7 0.0* 4.3 4.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.8 14.0 1.7 8.1 11.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 67.2 58.5 38.4 37.2 50.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.0 20.3 s 14.4 17.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 46.7 48.8 22.6 35.0 41.7
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 30.3 27.3 s 16.4 22.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 46.1 47.4 33.8 37.7 42.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 3.7* 3.8 s 3.2 3.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 11.6 10.5 8.2* 9.2 9.7
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 48.1 41.6 3.2 33.8 47.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 4.0 7.3 5.2 5.9

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