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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 946,520 825,601 305,233 507,881 2,592,149
Percentage of population (2013) 36.5% 31.9% 11.8% 19.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 58,902 40,554 46,334 34,658 45,844
Percentage of families below poverty~ 14.3% 20.9% 23.5% 28.8% 20.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 592.4 686.4 378.4 573.3 612.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.1% 58.8% 47.5% 57.7% 45.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,319 7,792 2,743 4,715 5,442
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 16,652 10,597 6,157 7,953 41,760
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 77.9% 65.7% 73.7% 70.2% 72.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 72.7% 61.8% 73.6% 70.9% 69.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 7.5% 16.2% 8.9% 12.1% 10.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.6% 12.8% 7.0% 7.4% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 5.6 50.6 2.1 46.4 33.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 96.7 132.4 84.7 108.7 114.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 80.2 54.6 84.7 67.3 70.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.6 6.7 2.1 3.2 4.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.1 3.6 3.5 4.1 3.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.8 15.8 10.8 18.8 17.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.4 53.1 26.0 45.8 58.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.9 11.7 2.3 7.4 9.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 209.5 91.9 86.3 99.8 159.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.9 48.5 5.4 39.9 28.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.2 74.8 5.2 40.4 38.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.2 18.9 11.6 20.9 19.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.7 61.4 10.6 53.6 42.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 211.5 214.4 94.5 180.5 204.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 90.5 120.9 33.0 93.7 111.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 23.7 18.6 20.0 19.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.1 32.7 12.5 21.0 25.5
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 193.4 192.6 86.5 163.1 185.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 38.1 38.0 14.7 39.8 44.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.4 5.3 1.8 5.4 5.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 44.6 6.7 28.7 32.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.1 42.8 12.1 32.2 25.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.5 44.4 6.0 28.8 27.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 171.5 375.2 100.1 311.4 284.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.2 6.9 s 2.7 3.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.5 13.9 1.0 8.0 7.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 56.6 46.1 56.6 32.4 49.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 15.7 19.3 11.8 16.4 16.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 45.6 44.2 42.5 36.2 43.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 23.4 29.8 9.6 15.2 23.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 51.9 50.7 31.0 33.6 46.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.8 4.7 s 3.3 3.0
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 7.1 14.3 7.2 11.4 10.4
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.0 27.9 2.2 24.2 24.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.7 2.7 4.5 3.9 4.7

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