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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 930,847 826,936 293,650 507,552 2,565,635
Percent of population (2012) 36.3% 32.2% 11.4% 19.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 55,537 40,602 45,968 34,084 44,340
Percent of families below poverty~ 13.9% 20.8% 23.5% 29.4% 20.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 601.5 698.8 379.8 587.6 623.8
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.3% 59.9% 48.6% 58.8% 46.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,516 8,150 2,754 4,848 5,650
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 16,130 10,956 5,992 8,303 42,006
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 77.0% 64.5% 71.4% 68.4% 71.3%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 69.6% 57.2% 69.3% 66.1% 65.7%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 7.9% 16.7% 8.9% 12.6% 11.3%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.7% 12.9% 7.0% 7.4% 8.2%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 6.1 57.4 3.7 53.5 38.0
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 96.9 141.3 92.1 116.1 119.9
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 79.4 55.9 85.6 70.0 71.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.7 7.7 2.6 3.5 4.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.4 3.0 3.0 3.7 3.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.9 15.6 10.3 18.6 17.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 58.0 54.2 26.7 44.9 59.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.0 11.6 2.6 7.0 9.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 211.1 91.8 84.4 96.0 159.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 49.2 5.9 41.0 30.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.7 72.5 5.9 42.5 39.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.5 19.1 10.8 20.8 18.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.9 62.3 11.4 54.0 43.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 218.2 220.3 95.2 187.7 211.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 101.9 129.4 37.2 97.9 121.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.7 24.4 18.8 19.8 19.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.5 34.4 12.9 20.9 26.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 201.7 199.6 88.7 172.0 193.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 45.6 43.3 17.5 44.5 51.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.5 4.3 1.5* 4.7 4.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.7 46.6 7.4 28.9 34.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 41.2 11.4 33.3 25.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 47.0 7.3 30.1 29.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 185.4 387.9 108.2 314.4 296.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.5 6.4 s 2.6 3.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.5 14.0 0.9 7.6 7.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 55.4 46.5 54.3 33.7 49.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 16.3 19.2 10.2 16.6 17.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 50.0 45.7 40.4 39.3 46.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 23.8 28.0 9.5 16.6 22.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 53.4 52.4 29.1 35.4 47.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.8 5.2 s 3.5 3.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 7.1 14.2 6.1 12.2 10.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 29.8 2.4 22.7 25.8
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 3.0 4.3 3.2 4.6

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