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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 963,463 818,191 335,472 505,183 2,629,150
Percentage of population (2016) 36.6% 31.1% 12.8% 19.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 66,426 42,149 51,994 37,665 50,640
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 13.8% 19.2% 22.1% 27.3% 18.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 572.7 635.5 371.3 575.7 595.7
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.3% 57.8% 44.6% 55.0% 45.7%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,135.1 7,064.3 2,503.0 4,897.0 5,252.8
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 17,719 9,498 6,316 7,286 41,354
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.3% 65.3% 80.4% 74.6% 75.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 73.5% 65.8% 80.4% 75.2% 73.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 5.8% 12.8% 8.0% 9.4% 8.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.1% 12.0% 7.6% 7.9% 7.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 3.5 31.6 1.8 30.9 20.5
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 96.7 111.6 80.3 95.1 103.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 81.7 50.5 77.7 62.4 68.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.3 7.3 2.0 3.4 3.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.5 3.6 3.0 4.7 3.9
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.0 18.1 9.9 25.0 21.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 52.8 51.3 24.9 46.3 56.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.3 11.4 2.3 8.1 9.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 208.8 86.6 86.4 98.8 158.1
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.4 3.3 4.1 3.4 5.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.0 46.0 5.0 37.6 27.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 5.8 76.5 4.7 37.3 38.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.2 15.9 13.8 21.8 17.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 18.6 58.4 9.7 50.5 39.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 204.6 199.8 93.7 173.4 196.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 79.2 112.6 30.7 90.7 103.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.8 22.8 19.3 19.5 19.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 17.1 31.0 12.4 20.7 24.7
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 185.4 178.7 83.7 155.5 176.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 31.0 32.8 13.2 36.4 38.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6.0 5.0 2.9 5.7 5.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.2 42.7 6.2 28.6 31.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.9 40.6 11.4 27.0 24.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.3 40.1 5.3 26.9 25.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 159.2 353.0 92.7 302.3 271.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 0.8 6.4 s 2.2 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 2.4 13.2 0.9 8.3 7.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 54.8 38.6 60.7 34.9 47.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 13.1 14.0 11.4 13.4 13.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 44.6 41.5 35.9 35.5 41.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 21.3 24.4 7.8 22.7 21.4
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 47.6 53.3 27.8 37.7 45.9
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.0 4.9 s 2.8 3.0
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 6.3 11.8 10.1 10.8 9.5
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