New York State (excluding NYC) Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 8,603,008 1,006,132 434,459 1,145,892 11,233,564
Percent of population (2012) 76.6% 9.0% 3.9% 10.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars^ N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Percent of families below poverty^ N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 692.4 779.4 295.8 461.2 686.1
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.5% 60.9% 53.2% 61.5% 37.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,931 8,292 1,926 3,803 5,828
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 80,591 12,095 5,540 19,850 121,447
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.2% 63.5% 74.2% 66.5% 75.0%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 72.7% 54.1% 66.4% 59.5% 68.1%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.1% 15.7% 10.5% 11.9% 11.0%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 13.1% 8.7% 7.3% 7.7%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 9.7 38.9 2.9 28.5 16.4
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 64.4 92.6 59.3 92.8 73.7
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.6 55.4 53.4 75.5 57.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.5 13.5 2.9 5.3 5.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.5 7.9 3.0 7.9 8.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.1 23.1 10.1 22.4 29.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 59.3 55.6 20.0 71.6 62.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.5 13.4 2.2 8.5 10.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 201.9 91.9 57.2 236.4 205.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 28.2 4.7 19.1 11.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.6 33.0 7.6 17.0 14.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.4 24.6 9.1 14.2 37.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.6 46.5 7.5 43.1 30.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 187.9 213.8 89.7 124.2 186.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 88.4 119.1 33.5 117.6 97.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.6 38.3 17.6 25.3 31.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.7 37.3 10.2 31.3 24.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 136.1 161.5 72.5 96.5 135.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 33.0 35.8 16.0 40.3 36.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.8 13.7 6.1 8.7 15.5
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.0 42.9 7.3 37.9 24.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.4 29.1 9.7 14.3 15.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.3 38.2 3.2 19.1 14.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 164.1 367.4 82.9 288.1 194.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.5 4.0 0.5 2.1 2.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.2 14.6 0.6 5.0 5.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 72.6 66.7 26.9 34.2 69.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 14.4 17.1 9.1 11.5 14.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 42.8 47.4 28.9 36.5 42.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.6 29.4 8.9 14.3 21.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 44.6 52.0 32.0 31.4 44.1
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 1.7 3.5 s 2.2 1.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 6.6 9.2 6.0 9.0 7.0
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.4 30.3 1.9 13.5 21.5
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.7 4.9 3.7 4.9 9.5

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
^ Data not available