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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 953,256 829,253 320,118 512,181 2,621,793
Percentage of population (2014) 36.4% 31.6% 12.2% 19.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 60,578 41,213 48,069 35,986 46,958
Percentage of families below poverty~ 14.0% 20.3% 23.6% 28.0% 19.8%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 577.2 656.9 375.4 570.0 595.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.5% 58.2% 47.5% 56.3% 45.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,186 7,491 2,740 4,661 5,285
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 17,159 10,177 6,316 7,719 41,784
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.1% 65.9% 76.5% 71.7% 74.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 73.7% 61.6% 75.5% 71.4% 70.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 7.4% 15.8% 8.9% 12.0% 10.5%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.4% 12.4% 6.9% 7.6% 7.8%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 4.6 44.1 1.8 40.0 28.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 96.7 123.6 83.2 104.7 110.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 80.9 52.9 83.1 65.6 69.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.4 6.7 1.7 3.8 3.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.8 4.2 3.8 4.5 3.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 16.4 9.9 20.0 18.0
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 52.8 51.3 24.9 46.3 56.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.3 11.4 2.3 8.1 9.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 208.8 86.6 86.4 98.8 158.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.0 46.0 5.0 37.6 27.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 5.8 76.5 4.7 37.3 38.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.6 17.8 13.8 22.0 19.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.6 58.4 9.7 50.5 39.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 202.7 205.7 91.5 171.6 195.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 79.2 112.6 30.7 90.7 103.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 22.7 19.7 20.3 18.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 31.0 12.4 20.7 24.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 183.6 184.1 83.4 154.8 175.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.0 32.8 13.2 36.4 38.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.8 5.5 2.0 5.3 5.5
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.2 42.7 6.2 28.6 31.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 42.7 12.7 31.6 25.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.3 40.1 5.3 26.9 25.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 159.2 353.0 92.7 302.3 271.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 0.8 6.4 s 2.2 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.4 13.2 0.9 8.3 7.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 56.2 43.9 59.6 32.6 49.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.8 19.0 12.1 16.8 15.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 44.8 43.0 40.0 36.4 43.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 22.0 28.6 8.9 18.9 22.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 50.4 52.2 29.4 34.4 46.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 1.9 4.8 s 3.8 3.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 7.0 12.1 8.8 11.3 9.9
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.3 26.2 2.1 25.8 23.3
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.7 2.9 4.1 4.1 4.8

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