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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 11,370,913 2,968,187 1,634,380 3,606,786 19,651,127
Percentage of population (2013) 57.9% 15.1% 8.3% 18.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 66,071 40,624 61,028 39,402 57,327
Percentage of families below poverty~ 6.6% 20.5% 16.1% 24.5% 12.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 661.1 731.7 350.8 501.1 644.9
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.2% 58.1% 46.9% 56.3% 39.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,658 8,108 2,480 4,189 5,577
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 115,258 36,922 24,722 56,188 238,078
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.4% 63.3% 73.1% 67.2% 73.1%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 75.1% 58.5% 69.8% 64.2% 69.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.4% 15.2% 9.4% 11.7% 10.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% 12.5% 8.0% 7.6% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 8.5 44.6 2.2 37.1 22.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 67.6 117.4 63.9 102.7 87.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.2 55.5 62.3 67.7 59.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.1 9.3 2.5 4.2 5.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.8 4.8 3.4 5.0 6.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.6 19.6 10.8 19.7 25.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 58.0 56.3 24.9 52.7 62.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.9 13.7 2.4 8.4 10.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 203.2 98.0 80.8 138.4 193.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 39.1 5.9 29.2 18.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.1 57.6 9.2 33.1 26.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.0 22.8 11.5 16.3 30.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.6 53.9 10.3 42.5 34.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 188.2 218.1 97.2 142.3 185.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 81.5 113.3 39.4 82.6 94.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.1 28.6 18.8 20.8 26.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.8 32.4 11.8 20.3 23.5
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 144.1 186.4 86.3 124.8 146.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.7 33.6 18.7 30.2 34.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.7 7.8 3.0 4.9 12.0
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.4 40.8 8.4 25.4 24.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.3 35.5 12.8 20.5 17.6
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.8 39.4 5.3 22.2 17.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 154.9 354.8 104.4 260.1 215.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.4 5.0 0.5 2.7 3.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.0 14.4 0.9 6.3 6.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 68.6 55.9 40.8 33.0 61.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 14.3 18.1 10.5 12.6 14.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 41.9 45.7 33.2 34.7 41.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.3 28.0 8.9 15.0 20.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 44.2 49.6 31.5 33.9 42.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.9 4.0 1.7 3.0 2.3
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 6.4 11.3 8.5 9.5 7.7
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.7 34.4 2.3 20.7 23.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.1 3.8 5.3 4.8 8.0

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