Kings County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 916,633 822,327 280,508 506,553 2,532,645
Percent of Population (2011) 36.2% 32.5% 11.1% 20.0% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 54,083 39,751 46,864 33,401 43,644
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 13.0% 20.5% 22.8% 28.6% 19.6%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 595.2 701.8 368.7 590.4 624.5
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 32.0% 60.7% 50.2% 60.7% 46.6%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4,557 8,271 2,791 5,147 5,800
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 15,766 11,288 5,586 8,395 41,857
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 77.5% 64.5% 70.4% 67.8% 71.2%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 69.7% 55.8% 68.6% 65.2% 65.0%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 8.5% 17.4% 9.4% 12.7% 11.9%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 5.9% 13.1% 7.0% 7.4% 8.4%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 6.6 66.9 6.6 59.4 43.3
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 96.0 148.2 101.4 121.4 123.7
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 78.5 56.6 87.0 71.2 71.7
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 2.6 8.0 3.2 3.8 4.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 3.3 2.7 2.6 3.7 3.1
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 18.3 15.0 10.0 18.1 16.3
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 60.2 56.7 28.6 42.4 60.7
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 7.7 11.9 2.8 6.2 9.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 215.6 94.4 91.0 91.3 162.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.3 50.3 6.5 40.7 31.2
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 7.9 72.6 6.4 44.6 41.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 17.5 18.1 10.3 18.7 17.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.7 63.2 12.2 53.0 44.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 238.6 232.5 108.3 199.3 229.0
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 112.4 139.1 42.2 100.9 130.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.4 24.6 17.6 19.4 19.1
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 20.2 35.2 13.6 19.5 26.9
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 224.0 213.5 101.2 184.7 212.9
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 52.2 49.4 21.2 48.8 57.9
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 3.7 3.6 1.5* 3.9 3.7
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 25.8 49.6 8.1 29.3 36.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.9 40.8 9.3 29.7 23.4
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 14.1 48.8 7.8 29.0 30.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 192.8 393.1 115.0 299.3 299.6
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.6 6.0 s 2.9 3.7
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 2.7 13.7 0.9 6.3 7.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 54.7 46.4 48.4 36.8 49.1
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 17.9 18.1 10.6 15.5 17.4
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 23.5 27.1 7.9 16.7 22.3
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.5 4.8 2.1* 3.6 3.1
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 42.3% 40.1% 43.4% 40.4% 41.6%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 61.8% 52.7% 66.1% 62.0% 58.9%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 42.7% 36.4% 46.2% 48.7% 40.7%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 20.3 33.9 2.5 20.2 27.3
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6.7 3.2 4.3 3.6 4.6

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate 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