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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 11,404,723 2,954,298 1,588,038 3,552,781 19,570,261
Percent of population (2012) 58.3% 15.1% 8.1% 18.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 65,014 40,718 60,039 39,414 56,657
Percent of families below poverty~ 6.4% 20.3% 15.7% 24.4% 12.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 667.0 743.6 353.6 512.8 653.1
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.0% 58.8% 47.9% 57.3% 39.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,642 8,340 2,443 4,318 5,622
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 116,103 37,615 24,109 57,389 240,624
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.1% 62.6% 72.0% 66.1% 72.5%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 72.4% 54.9% 66.9% 61.0% 66.2%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.6% 15.5% 9.6% 11.9% 11.1%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.8% 12.6% 8.1% 7.6% 8.1%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.5 51.1 3.5 42.8 25.5
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 67.8 123.4 68.4 107.6 89.9
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.2 56.3 62.0 69.6 59.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.0 9.8 2.6 4.5 5.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.1 5.0 3.3 4.6 6.1
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.4 19.1 10.6 18.1 24.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 59.4 57.2 25.7 51.2 62.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.9 13.7 2.5 8.1 10.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 206.8 99.0 80.6 134.1 195.5
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.3 40.7 6.1 30.7 18.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.8 57.4 9.4 33.6 27.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.2 22.9 11.7 16.7 31.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.8 56.1 10.6 44.0 35.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 193.3 224.8 99.3 150.9 191.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 88.1 120.7 42.8 89.7 101.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.1 28.6 20.2 20.3 26.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 33.8 12.1 21.1 24.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 149.9 193.3 88.5 134.1 152.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 33.7 37.6 21.5 35.0 39.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 7.3 2.8 4.6 11.5
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.5 43.1 8.5 26.9 26.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 34.9 12.4 21.1 17.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 41.3 5.9 23.7 18.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 162.2 369.3 108.1 272.0 223.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.3 4.7 0.4 2.7 3.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.8 14.1 0.8 6.1 6.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 69.7 56.7 40.2 34.2 62.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.7 18.3 10.6 13.4 14.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 43.3 47.7 34.6 36.6 43.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.7 28.1 9.0 15.8 21.4
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 45.5 50.5 31.9 34.8 44.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.7 4.5 1.4 2.9 2.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 6.6 11.5 7.7 9.5 7.9
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.6 38.2 2.1 22.3 24.8
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.9 3.9 5.2 4.7 7.8

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