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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 11,423,050 2,938,083 1,538,681 3,495,138 19,465,197
Percent of Population (2011) 58.7% 15.1% 7.9% 18.0% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 64,103 40,451 59,945 39,569 55,972
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 6.2% 19.8% 14.8% 23.9% 11.5%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 669.2 749.4 345.7 514.9 658.1
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 33.9% 59.5% 48.7% 58.6% 39.9%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5,586 8,486 2,419 4,500 5,669
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 117,506 38,601 22,951 58,328 243,080
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 79.4% 62.1% 72.2% 65.5% 72.4%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 72.5% 54.0% 66.8% 60.4% 65.9%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.0% 16.1% 10.2% 12.4% 11.6%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.9% 12.9% 8.1% 7.7% 8.2%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 10.3 57.7 5.5 49.4 28.5
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 67.6 129.4 74.6 115.5 92.1
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 53.8 57.4 62.4 73.4 60.3
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 4.1 10.3 2.4 4.5 5.1
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6.9 4.6 3.3 4.4 6.0
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 25.8 17.9 10.4 17.0 22.7
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 60.8 59.2 27.2 50.3 64.0
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.5 14.0 2.5 7.7 10.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 213.0 102.5 84.4 130.6 200.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.8 42.8 6.4 32.7 19.9
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 10.7 59.1 9.7 35.7 28.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 35.1 22.0 11.1 16.8 31.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 25.9 58.5 11.2 45.0 37.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 199.9 233.0 103.8 157.1 198.6
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 94.9 128.6 48.4 95.5 107.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.2 28.3 18.4 20.2 26.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.5 34.7 12.9 21.1 24.9
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 157.3 202.4 93.8 140.6 160.4
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 37.7 41.8 25.3 39.5 43.0
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.7 6.9 2.5 4.5 11.2
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.9 46.1 9.3 28.1 27.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 13.9 34.2 11.4 21.2 17.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 11.2 43.2 6.5 24.5 18.8
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 165.6 378.1 112.4 275.1 226.0
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 2.4 4.9 0.4 2.9 3.1
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 3.6 13.7 0.9 5.7 5.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 70.7 56.7 39.6 34.7 63.6
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 15.3 18.6 10.9 13.4 15.4
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 22.1 27.9 8.7 15.6 21.6
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.6 4.5 1.4 2.8 2.1
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 43.7% 41.7% 42.5% 41.8% 43.3%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 67.4% 55.2% 63.6% 59.6% 64.9%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 45.5% 36.4% 54.0% 47.8% 44.7%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.4 43.5 2.3 25.1 26.1
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.9 3.9 4.9 4.3 7.2

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