Bronx County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2014-2016

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 137,040 438,830 59,360 815,422 1,455,720
Percentage of population (2016) 9.4% 30.1% 4.1% 56.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 57,533 37,869 46,902 29,485 35,302
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 9.6% 23.5% 21.2% 33.6% 27.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 771.7 742.1 309.2 577.2 684.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 31.8% 59.9% 57.1% 56.9% 52.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,488.0 8,281.3 2,583.8 5,417.9 6,759.7
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,430 6,163 965 12,299 21,090
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 68.4% 53.0% 59.9% 60.6% 58.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 70.7% 59.3% 69.5% 66.8% 65.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.3% 10.8% 7.9% 9.2% 9.6%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.7% 11.2% 10.7% 8.3% 9.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 17.0 30.9 1.3* 32.2 31.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 94.2 120.1 71.4 108.9 116.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 59.1 63.6 68.6 64.9 64.7
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.4 6.7 2.8* 3.3 4.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.5 3.0 1.5* 3.5 3.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 46.5 22.5 10.2 26.2 28.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 68.8 61.4 25.0 56.4 77.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 12.6 17.0 2.7 11.7 17.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 238.7 104.7 65.7 128.1 178.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.9 5.2 3.1* 4.6 5.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 16.1 52.7 14.5 48.7 54.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 16.9 95.8 30.9 69.7 87.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.8 23.3 10.6 20.9 25.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 32.1 67.4 19.5 61.4 71.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 244.1 221.1 88.4 153.5 202.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 78.1 99.9 47.4 82.8 109.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.0 27.2 11.0 23.7 24.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 16.0 26.6 10.9 18.3 26.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 217.4 191.3 76.4 133.9 176.4
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 26.7 25.2 22.4 28.4 36.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.5 5.5 2.5* 4.5 5.6
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.7 37.1 12.1 27.0 35.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.5 32.4 7.3 25.5 26.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 14.9 36.8 8.9 27.8 35.5
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 176.8 332.4 159.7 297.4 359.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.6* 3.2 s 4.1 4.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 3.9 13.8 1.5 8.5 11.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 64.9 53.1 34.8 35.5 46.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 16.9 17.6 8.8 13.3 15.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 50.5 43.1 28.2 36.6 40.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 24.4 28.3 6.5* 15.2 21.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 53.3 50.5 18.7 34.4 41.6
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 3.3 3.8 s 3.0 3.4
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 9.1 10.4 8.6* 8.9 9.6
Key
Symbol Meaning
* The rate or percentage is unstable. See the "About" page
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
^ APNCU: Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index