New York County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 785,592 217,961 205,368 423,963 1,636,268
Percentage of population (2014) 48.0% 13.3% 12.6% 25.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 106,020 33,447 70,140 32,603 71,656
Percentage of families below poverty~ 2.9% 24.9% 17.3% 26.8% 13.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 438.8 838.2 364.7 494.0 517.3
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.1% 51.4% 31.8% 45.3% 39.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2,913 9,046 2,065 4,193 4,163
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 8,347 2,220 2,883 4,904 18,663
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.9% 61.9% 76.9% 69.2% 75.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 78.2% 57.9% 72.5% 65.9% 71.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.4% 15.0% 9.3% 11.4% 10.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.6% 12.7% 7.8% 8.1% 8.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.9 56.6 0.6* 32.6 31.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.5 127.4 44.8 88.2 78.7
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 40.3 44.9 44.7 50.2 44.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.1 7.2 1.0* 3.1 3.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.0 2.7 2.3 2.9 2.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.4 24.8 11.1 17.9 17.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 43.7 71.3 26.3 45.3 60.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.2 24.4 2.5 10.7 11.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 169.8 120.4 115.5 107.0 184.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 4.5 53.9 3.9 28.1 22.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.3 86.3 5.6 31.6 38.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.9 29.9 12.7 19.1 18.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.3 69.2 8.0 37.0 31.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 124.0 241.7 93.7 126.7 142.7
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 41.9 112.3 25.4 70.0 76.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.5 29.0 18.2 19.5 18.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.7 28.6 10.3 16.0 18.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 105.7 209.1 77.7 108.7 122.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.6 31.5 10.1 25.5 26.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 7.3 3.9 4.1 5.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.7 37.5 5.3 20.7 19.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.8 36.9 12.0 20.7 15.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 4.4 39.9 3.6 21.7 16.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 61.0 381.1 73.1 244.2 192.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.0 4.9 s 3.5 3.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 1.7 15.5 0.8 6.9 5.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 52.8 69.3 45.5 35.1 50.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 9.7 20.0 13.0 12.4 12.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 31.5 48.5 30.1 33.5 34.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 21.0 29.9 10.7 15.9 20.2
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 44.0 56.0 32.6 34.6 42.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 1.5 5.3 2.6* 2.6 2.5
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 5.2 13.3 8.8 7.4 7.5
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.4 93.4 2.3 31.4 33.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.0 4.0 5.2 6.4 7.7

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