New York County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 783,134 220,060 195,182 417,471 1,619,090
Percent of population (2012) 48.4% 13.6% 12.1% 25.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 100,637 32,493 63,888 30,641 67,291
Percent of families below poverty~ 2.9% 23.4% 19.0% 26.9% 14.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 467.4 870.6 384.9 515.3 535.9
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.6% 52.7% 30.9% 47.9% 40.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3,031 10,100 1,933 4,817 4,393
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 8,441 2,346 2,976 5,308 19,483
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.7% 62.5% 74.3% 67.7% 73.5%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 73.8% 56.2% 68.6% 62.8% 67.9%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.3% 15.4% 8.9% 11.9% 10.7%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 8.0% 12.5% 7.6% 8.5% 8.6%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 8.2 74.6 3.4 47.9 42.7
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 56.8 131.8 52.7 100.9 81.0
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 40.4 47.4 47.9 55.3 46.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 1.9 9.1 1.1 4.6 3.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.1 3.4 3.2 2.7 2.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.9 22.0 10.8 15.8 15.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 49.9 73.7 26.5 42.8 61.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.6 23.6 2.0 9.9 11.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 186.4 127.2 110.1 97.8 184.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.6 54.6 4.0 31.7 24.1
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 11.4 84.7 5.8 34.0 38.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.4 29.8 17.4 16.9 18.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 69.8 9.0 40.1 33.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 142.0 256.4 91.5 142.2 156.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 51.9 116.9 29.6 75.6 84.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.1 28.6 24.0 18.5 18.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.9 29.5 11.5 15.8 19.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 123.3 225.8 79.1 126.9 136.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.8 36.6 12.0 30.1 31.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 6.6 2.2 3.6 4.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.2 40.2 6.5 22.0 21.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.9 38.3 13.0 21.1 15.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 4.9 38.2 4.4 23.9 17.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 70.3 381.3 79.6 249.2 200.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.0 3.6 0.0* 2.9 3.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 1.3 13.1 0.9 7.0 5.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 51.6 71.1 51.9 33.5 50.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 11.1 18.7 14.6 12.9 13.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 33.4 47.4 37.5 34.7 37.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 20.6 34.8 9.0 17.1 20.8
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 45.6 50.0 29.3 35.0 42.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.5 5.3 2.1* 2.3 2.3
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 5.2 11.9 8.9 6.5 7.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.6 121.7 2.1 35.6 40.1
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.2 4.8 5.2 5.7 6.9

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