New York State (excluding NYC) Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 8,630,417 1,001,003 423,132 1,121,833 11,220,287
Percent of Population (2011) 76.9% 8.9% 3.8% 10.0% 100.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 696.5 782.6 270.2 459.7 691.4
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 34.5% 61.7% 55.3% 62.3% 37.3%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 5,871 8,440 1,905 3,969 5,839
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 82,078 12,224 5,351 19,990 122,925
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 79.2% 61.2% 74.1% 63.7% 74.3%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 72.6% 52.3% 66.2% 57.3% 67.6%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.2% 16.1% 10.7% 12.3% 11.1%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.9% 13.2% 8.8% 7.4% 7.8%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 10.6 43.3 2.8 35.1 18.3
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 64.8 97.3 61.7 102.7 75.5
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 52.6 56.5 54.4 82.2 57.8
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 4.5 13.9 2.1 5.4 5.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 8.3 7.3 2.8 7.5 8.0
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 28.3 21.2 9.8 20.3 26.9
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 60.4 56.3 19.7 71.0 64.1
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 10.1 13.3 2.1 7.9 10.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 207.5 94.2 56.6 233.5 211.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.6 29.8 4.7 20.5 12.1
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 10.4 33.9 7.8 20.0 15.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 39.7 23.7 7.8 15.1 37.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.8 48.8 7.6 42.1 31.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 191.6 213.8 80.1 125.5 190.4
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 94.6 124.7 35.4 124.4 103.3
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 31.1 38.5 15.6 24.7 31.4
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.4 37.9 10.1 31.2 25.0
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 140.3 162.1 65.2 99.0 139.8
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 36.6 38.8 18.3 46.3 39.7
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 15.6 12.3 4.3 8.3 15.3
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.4 44.9 7.2 36.9 25.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.4 27.9 6.8 13.7 15.1
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 11.2 39.2 3.3 20.1 14.4
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 167.2 375.3 79.1 291.0 197.8
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 2.6 4.4 0.3* 2.4 2.9
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 4.0 14.0 0.6 4.7 5.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 74.0 67.3 27.0 33.3 71.0
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 14.9 17.0 8.9 12.1 14.9
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 21.8 29.1 10.3 12.9 21.7
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.6 3.7 s 2.0 1.8
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 44.3% 42.3% 40.3% 45.8% 44.2%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 67.7% 54.9% 62.4% 59.4% 66.5%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 45.0% 35.2% 53.3% 50.0% 44.9%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.0 32.8 2.0 13.8 21.8
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 9.6 5.0 4.1 4.4 8.6

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