New York County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 781,344 213,571 208,793 422,708 1,629,780
Percentage of population (2017) 47.9% 13.1% 12.8% 25.9% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 118,664 33,783 78,301 36,245 79,781
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 2.6% 26.8% 15.7% 24.2% 13.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 411.6 837.8 342.2 465.8 490.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.3% 52.4% 29.1% 43.6% 39.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2,629.7 8,958.2 2,192.4 4,141.4 4,036.9
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 8,012 1,983 2,620 4,412 17,323
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 88.8% 63.8% 85.6% 71.4% 81.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 85.4% 66.1% 81.1% 73.5% 79.5%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.5% 12.0% 6.6% 9.4% 8.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.1% 12.7% 7.6% 8.2% 8.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 2.8 13.6 1.3 9.5 7.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.1 96.0 44.0 74.0 70.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 40.4 41.2 40.3 46.1 42.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 1.7 9.4 1.0* 3.6 3.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 1.5 3.3 2.1 2.0 2.1
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.2 34.5 9.4 22.5 20.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 32.8 63.1 21.1 31.4 45.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.1 19.0 1.5 5.7 8.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 124.2 109.6 92.2 82.6 138.1
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.3 6.1 5.9 3.6 7.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 2.8 34.1 1.9 13.7 13.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 8.2 78.1 5.2 27.1 34.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 28.8 10.4 14.4 16.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 7.0 56.0 4.6 24.1 23.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 114.0 255.3 85.7 127.1 136.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 33.0 100.8 19.5 54.4 61.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.2 31.8 16.1 19.9 17.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 8.1 26.1 9.5 12.4 16.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 96.4 222.1 72.6 108.8 116.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.7 23.5 6.2 18.5 18.7
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4.4 6.0 2.6 4.0 4.5
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 11.1 62.0 7.3 25.7 27.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.5 34.7 11.1 18.3 13.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.7 38.6 2.8 15.6 15.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 51.5 341.3 65.8 186.1 167.5
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 0.7 9.8 0.2* 3.5 3.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 46.9 64.3 47.8 29.8 45.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 11.8 21.9 12.0 11.6 13.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 30.5 48.7 32.8 34.1 34.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 20.7 40.6 16.0 17.4 22.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 46.0 65.3 31.9 34.3 44.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.6 3.4 s 2.3 2.0
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 5.1 9.5 5.5 7.1 6.4
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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
++ In 2015, SPARCS transitioned from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes. These two are not comparable, so data for 2016-and-forward should not be compared with earlier data.
~ 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