New York State (excluding NYC) Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 8,555,643 1,018,972 448,603 1,178,027 11,245,290
Percentage of population (2013) 76.1% 9.1% 4.0% 10.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ NA NA NA NA NA
Percentage of families below poverty~ NA NA NA NA NA
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 687.0 765.4 299.7 448.8 678.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 34.8% 60.7% 51.8% 60.4% 37.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,986 8,164 2,009 3,718 5,839
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 79,270 12,198 5,585 19,778 120,237
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.2% 64.7% 74.8% 68.2% 75.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 73.0% 55.6% 67.4% 60.8% 68.6%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.0% 15.4% 10.4% 11.8% 10.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.8% 12.9% 8.6% 7.2% 7.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 8.6 34.3 2.5 25.1 14.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.8 90.3 57.7 89.6 72.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.4 55.5 52.4 74.0 56.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.6 12.8 2.9 5.1 5.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.2 7.2 3.1 8.2 8.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 32.7 23.7 10.6 24.9 30.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 58.4 55.5 21.2 73.2 62.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.6 13.1 2.3 8.6 10.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 199.0 93.1 62.0 241.6 203.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.6 27.3 5.2 17.6 10.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 9.0 32.7 8.2 15.7 14.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.9 24.2 9.5 14.2 36.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.3 45.1 8.7 40.0 28.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 184.2 209.3 90.7 116.2 182.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 82.6 113.3 37.2 104.9 91.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.2 38.1 18.8 24.9 29.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.9 36.4 11.3 29.8 23.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 132.0 158.2 73.9 89.7 131.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.5 33.0 16.6 34.0 32.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.5 13.8 5.8 8.1 16.1
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.1 40.7 9.1 34.5 23.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.8 30.8 9.2 14.3 15.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.0 37.5 3.5 17.9 14.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 157.8 355.3 90.2 272.9 188.6
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.6 4.4 0.7 1.9 2.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.5 15.7 0.8 5.3 5.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 71.6 65.5 28.5 33.2 68.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 14.0 16.0 8.9 9.6 13.9
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 41.7 44.4 25.6 33.4 41.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.0 26.7 9.3 14.2 20.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 43.2 49.9 32.3 30.8 42.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 1.9 3.1 1.5* 2.5 2.0
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 6.3 9.0 7.0 8.1 6.7
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 27.6 2.9 13.7 21.0
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.9 4.8 4.5 4.7 9.6

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