New York County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 787,127 217,768 198,472 419,399 1,626,159
Percentage of population (2013) 48.4% 13.4% 12.2% 25.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 103,461 31,840 67,470 30,890 70,051
Percentage of families below poverty~ 2.9% 26.1% 19.9% 28.1% 14.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 448.4 859.2 379.4 506.4 527.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.8% 51.7% 31.0% 47.0% 40.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2,994 9,490 1,963 4,598 4,311
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 8,406 2,273 2,964 5,094 19,047
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.2% 62.1% 74.6% 67.6% 73.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 77.3% 58.6% 70.9% 65.0% 70.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.7% 15.2% 8.5% 11.5% 10.2%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.8% 12.7% 7.7% 8.5% 8.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.2 66.1 1.0* 40.3 38.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 59.5 132.6 47.1 93.9 81.0
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 40.4 45.8 47.1 52.7 45.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.0 7.8 1.0* 4.1 3.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.0 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.0 22.4 11.1 16.9 16.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 45.6 73.2 27.1 44.4 60.7
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 6.4 24.8 2.2 10.4 12.0
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 175.2 125.9 121.1 103.1 184.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.0 53.7 3.9 29.4 23.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.9 85.7 5.5 31.6 38.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.6 28.5 15.0 17.1 18.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.3 68.1 8.4 38.2 32.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 130.3 246.7 92.5 134.5 148.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 44.8 111.5 27.1 70.3 79.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.3 30.3 21.4 18.9 19.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.6 29.2 10.6 15.4 18.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 111.4 214.3 78.6 117.3 127.6
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.4 33.6 10.9 26.5 28.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 6.4 3.0 4.5 5.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 37.6 5.9 20.5 19.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.5 38.5 12.7 20.6 15.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 4.6 38.5 3.9 22.9 17.3
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 64.1 378.0 76.5 246.1 195.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 0.9 4.3 s 3.5 3.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 1.5 14.2 0.9 6.9 5.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 51.3 71.0 48.6 33.8 50.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 10.4 19.0 13.5 12.1 12.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 32.0 45.4 33.2 33.4 35.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.0 29.7 9.0 16.4 20.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 43.9 54.0 30.8 34.3 41.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.5 4.2 3.4 2.5 2.3
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 5.2 10.3 7.8 6.4 6.8
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.2 109.9 2.1 33.0 37.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.4 3.9 5.4 6.8 7.4

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