New York State Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 11,304,651 2,994,271 1,703,040 3,672,791 19,746,227
Percentage of population (2014) 57.2% 15.2% 8.6% 18.6% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 67,485 41,598 62,420 40,814 58,687
Percentage of families below poverty~ 6.5% 20.0% 15.5% 24.0% 12.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 652.6 713.9 345.9 492.4 635.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.6% 57.7% 47.2% 55.0% 40.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,644 7,902 2,536 4,044 5,525
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 114,847 36,157 25,289 55,741 237,499
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.0% 63.5% 74.2% 68.0% 73.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 75.1% 58.1% 70.1% 64.0% 69.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.4% 15.0% 9.4% 11.7% 10.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.6% 12.3% 8.0% 7.6% 7.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.5 38.5 2.0 32.9 19.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 67.7 112.6 63.4 99.9 86.5
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.4 54.4 61.8 66.5 58.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.9 8.9 2.4 4.0 4.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.4 4.7 3.1 4.8 5.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.2 19.8 10.4 19.7 25.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.9 54.4 23.4 51.3 60.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 9.4 13.2 2.3 8.5 10.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 196.6 94.2 76.7 131.7 188.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.3 38.0 5.4 28.0 17.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.9 59.2 8.9 33.5 27.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 34.0 22.1 11.5 16.4 29.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.9 52.1 9.3 40.1 32.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 182.8 213.1 95.3 136.2 180.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 76.2 107.3 35.0 76.9 89.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.5 28.1 19.0 20.8 25.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.1 31.0 11.1 19.5 22.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 138.4 180.8 83.7 118.2 140.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 26.5 29.9 16.4 27.1 31.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.9 8.2 3.5 5.1 12.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.8 39.3 7.7 24.2 24.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 34.4 12.1 20.0 17.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.5 36.9 4.5 20.7 17.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 148.4 338.0 96.4 245.7 207.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.2 4.9 0.6 2.5 3.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.2 14.3 0.9 6.4 6.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 68.2 53.6 41.5 32.9 60.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 13.8 17.6 10.2 12.6 14.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.8 44.2 32.2 33.3 40.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 20.7 27.6 8.8 15.0 20.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 44.0 50.2 30.7 33.3 42.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 2.0 4.4 1.8 3.0 2.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 6.4 11.0 8.4 9.3 7.7
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.2 30.9 2.0 19.5 22.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.1 3.7 5.2 4.5 7.9

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