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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 2,801,715 1,948,166 1,153,579 2,406,889 8,336,697
Percent of population (2012) 33.6% 23.4% 13.8% 28.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 71,048 40,763 53,502 35,221 50,711
Percent of families below poverty~ 8.2% 20.3% 18.4% 27.1% 17.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 594.6 729.5 370.6 529.6 599.0
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.1% 57.8% 46.7% 56.1% 44.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,745 8,364 2,640 4,564 5,345
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 35,512 25,520 18,568 37,539 119,178
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.0% 62.3% 71.4% 65.9% 70.0%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 71.8% 55.2% 67.0% 61.7% 64.3%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.6% 15.4% 9.4% 11.9% 11.3%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.6% 12.4% 8.0% 7.8% 8.5%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 8.4 58.4 3.8 50.2 39.8
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 76.3 138.3 71.8 114.6 107.9
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 58.1 56.7 65.2 66.8 62.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.8 8.1 2.6 4.0 4.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.2 17.3 10.6 16.5 17.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 60.5 58.1 27.5 45.8 63.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.6 13.8 2.5 8.0 10.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 222.1 101.8 88.1 105.8 178.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.4 47.4 6.6 35.9 29.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 10.6 72.2 10.3 43.0 44.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 22.2 12.4 17.7 20.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.8 61.6 11.6 46.1 43.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 210.1 229.0 102.3 158.6 198.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 88.0 121.3 45.8 82.4 108.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.8 24.8 20.9 18.9 19.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.8 32.2 12.6 18.2 24.3
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 191.5 206.1 93.1 144.9 180.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 36.2 38.3 23.3 33.7 43.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.9 4.8 2.0 3.6 4.5
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 43.2 8.8 24.1 28.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 37.2 13.3 23.1 20.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.3 42.5 6.8 25.5 25.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 158.5 369.6 115.9 269.6 269.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.6 5.2 0.4 3.1 3.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.4 13.8 0.9 6.7 7.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 60.1 52.5 44.2 34.3 51.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 15.7 18.7 11.1 13.9 15.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 45.1 47.7 36.4 36.6 43.7
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 22.4 27.7 9.1 16.4 21.1
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 48.7 50.0 32.0 35.6 43.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.9 4.8 1.6 3.0 2.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 7.0 12.5 8.5 9.5 9.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.0 42.0 2.2 26.5 30.1
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 3.4 5.7 4.6 5.7

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