New York County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 779,638 219,405 188,900 410,681 1,601,948
Percent of Population (2011) 48.7% 13.7% 11.8% 25.6% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 98,547 32,432 61,492 31,160 66,074
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 2.7% 22.2% 20.5% 26.8% 14.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 491.9 901.6 379.7 524.2 553.7
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 32.6% 53.6% 30.7% 49.2% 41.2%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 3,068 10,827 1,862 5,135 4,564
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 8,536 2,397 2,954 5,486 19,802
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 82.5% 64.2% 76.2% 69.8% 75.8%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 75.6% 57.6% 70.0% 63.9% 69.4%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 11.2% 16.0% 10.5% 12.6% 12.0%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 8.2% 12.9% 7.4% 8.7% 8.8%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 8.4 79.7 6.8 56.8 47.9
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 54.9 131.6 60.2 110.0 81.5
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 39.9 48.1 50.3 59.3 47.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 2.3 10.7 0.9* 4.7 3.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 2.0 3.7 3.8 2.5 2.6
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.5 21.5 10.6 14.9 15.3
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 55.5 78.2 28.1 42.3 62.1
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 6.7 25.9 1.9 9.9 11.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 211.6 135.7 114.6 97.1 189.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 6.4 58.6 3.8 35.6 25.1
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 13.3 85.7 4.6 38.5 39.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 17.6 28.7 16.9 17.2 19.2
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 12.9 75.0 9.5 44.4 35.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 155.2 265.5 88.9 146.8 165.1
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 62.6 126.5 33.4 82.1 90.2
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 16.8 29.0 22.9 20.9 20.2
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 13.8 30.3 12.5 16.5 20.3
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 135.6 232.7 78.5 130.4 145.1
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.8 39.1 13.5 33.8 33.4
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5.5 7.4 1.7* 4.8 5.3
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 11.8 46.2 7.8 24.4 23.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6.8 38.5 12.5 23.2 15.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 5.5 41.5 5.4 24.3 18.1
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 77.6 398.4 86.2 255.1 202.1
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.2 4.1 0.0* 2.2 2.6
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 1.2 13.6 1.0 6.8 5.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 52.2 70.4 54.9 33.5 51.1
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 11.8 23.1 14.8 13.2 14.2
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 22.1 36.9 6.9 17.1 21.8
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.4 4.7 s 3.2 2.3
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 43.9% 41.5% 43.0% 39.9% 42.8%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 70.6% 61.5% 69.5% 61.1% 67.3%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 43.8% 18.9%* 46.2% 53.9% 41.7%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 16.7 139.4 1.9 41.9 42.4
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7.6 3.8 4.5 4.1 5.9

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate 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