Bronx County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 153,997 430,773 54,408 764,608 1,408,473
Percent of population (2012) 10.9% 30.6% 3.9% 54.3% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 51,737 35,315 49,347 27,065 33,064
Percent of families below poverty~ 8.1% 25.0% 20.7% 34.9% 28.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 774.4 768.8 316.8 598.1 695.8
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 29.2% 61.5% 61.3% 60.3% 51.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8,278 8,862 2,913 5,376 6,770
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,432 6,506 849 12,667 21,788
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 70.7% 55.7% 64.8% 61.7% 60.6%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 65.0% 49.2% 60.5% 55.5% 54.4%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.8% 13.7% 9.9% 11.7% 12.1%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.4% 11.9% 10.0% 8.5% 9.5%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 23.5 63.1 9.4 55.5 57.2
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 87.7 146.3 76.4 128.1 135.0
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.9 66.1 66.5 69.5 68.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.7 6.8 2.0* 4.7 5.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.9 3.4 5.8* 3.4 3.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.3 18.2 14.6 18.6 20.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 76.1 65.2 28.4 54.3 78.5
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 18.6 3.9 10.8 17.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 282.4 115.1 75.4 126.1 194.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.1 55.7 17.0 50.1 58.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 19.8 89.9 29.0 61.4 82.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.7 27.2 8.7* 21.8 26.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 38.3 71.8 26.3 61.7 76.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 264.9 228.7 99.4 169.2 217.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 98.6 113.9 55.8 94.1 123.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 25.2 10.9 20.6 21.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.1 30.1 11.3 19.9 28.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 238.7 203.3 94.6 154.9 195.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 36.2 32.1 27.9 35.1 44.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.6 4.1 1.1* 3.7 4.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.1 42.2 13.8 29.9 38.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.5 36.3 15.0 24.8 26.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.7 43.1 9.6 32.5 39.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 205.4 377.5 161.2 332.9 391.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.2 4.5 s 4.3 5.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.8 14.7 1.5 8.6 12.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 69.3 57.7 37.3 39.1 52.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.5 20.2 6.6* 13.8 17.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 49.8 51.0 32.0 36.1 43.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 32.8 26.7 s 16.7 23.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 42.5 47.4 32.7 37.1 41.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 3.8* 4.3 s 3.2 3.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 9.8 10.4 s 8.7 9.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 50.7 49.2 3.7 41.5 52.6
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.6 3.4 7.7 5.0 5.4

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percent is unstable
s Data do not meet reporting criteria
~ Hispanics are not excluded from the Black and Asian/Pacific Islander categories. Pacific Islanders are not included in the Asian/Pacific Islander category