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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 2,815,270 1,949,215 1,185,777 2,428,759 8,405,837
Percentage of population (2013) 33.5% 23.2% 14.1% 28.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 73,444 40,793 55,015 35,144 51,526
Percentage of families below poverty~ 8.3% 20.2% 18.8% 27.3% 17.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 586.4 717.8 366.2 518.3 590.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.1% 57.0% 45.7% 55.2% 44.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,650 8,079 2,661 4,418 5,230
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 35,988 24,724 19,137 36,411 117,841
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.7% 62.7% 72.6% 66.6% 70.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 75.1% 58.7% 69.9% 64.8% 67.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.2% 15.1% 9.1% 11.6% 10.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.4% 12.3% 7.9% 7.8% 8.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.8 50.8 2.0 43.6 34.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 77.2 130.7 66.2 109.0 104.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 58.7 55.5 65.9 64.7 61.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.8 7.6 2.3 3.8 4.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.0 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.9 17.7 10.8 17.6 18.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 57.6 56.7 26.2 47.1 62.3
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 13.9 2.5 8.4 10.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 216.5 100.0 87.0 108.7 177.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.7 45.5 6.1 34.5 28.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.5 72.8 9.7 43.1 43.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.8 22.2 12.0 17.1 20.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.7 59.0 10.8 45.1 41.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 200.7 221.4 99.5 150.0 189.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 78.4 113.2 40.3 76.7 100.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.9 24.9 18.8 19.6 19.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.5 30.7 11.9 17.6 23.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 181.2 197.7 90.0 135.2 170.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 30.4 33.9 19.5 29.4 38.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.4 5.4 2.2 4.0 5.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.4 40.8 8.2 23.0 27.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 37.4 13.9 22.4 20.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.8 40.1 5.8 23.9 23.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 147.8 354.0 108.9 258.7 259.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.4 5.4 0.4 3.2 3.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.5 13.7 0.9 6.8 7.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 59.2 51.8 44.7 33.1 50.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 15.2 19.0 11.0 13.4 15.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 42.6 46.2 35.5 35.1 41.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 22.3 28.5 8.8 15.4 20.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 47.3 49.5 31.3 34.8 42.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 2.0 4.4 1.8 3.1 2.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 6.9 12.3 9.1 9.7 9.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.1 37.7 2.1 24.0 27.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.9 3.3 5.6 4.8 5.8

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