New York City Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 2,792,633 1,937,080 1,115,549 2,373,305 8,244,910
Percent of Population (2011) 33.9% 23.5% 13.5% 28.8% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 69,794 40,635 53,159 35,357 50,331
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 7.8% 19.5% 17.4% 26.5% 17.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 592.9 736.5 367.6 532.2 604.0
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 31.9% 58.6% 47.3% 57.7% 44.8%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4,715 8,509 2,613 4,743 5,442
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 35,428 26,377 17,600 38,338 120,156
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 80.0% 62.5% 71.7% 66.4% 70.5%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 72.2% 54.7% 67.0% 61.9% 64.3%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 9.5% 16.1% 10.1% 12.4% 12.0%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.7% 12.7% 7.8% 7.8% 8.6%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 8.8 66.4 6.7 56.2 44.2
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 74.6 144.6 79.2 121.1 110.5
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 56.9 57.8 65.3 69.5 63.0
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 2.9 8.6 2.5 4.1 4.6
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.3
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 19.6 16.4 10.5 15.8 17.0
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 62.9 60.7 29.6 44.7 63.8
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.2 14.4 2.7 7.7 10.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 229.8 105.8 93.2 103.5 181.3
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 9.9 49.6 7.0 37.8 31.0
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 12.0 74.3 10.6 44.1 45.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 21.7 21.5 12.0 17.4 20.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 23.5 64.0 12.3 47.7 44.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 224.5 240.3 110.6 166.0 212.2
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 96.6 130.1 52.6 88.0 114.9
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 16.1 24.4 19.2 19.0 19.3
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.0 33.3 13.7 18.3 24.7
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 206.7 218.1 102.0 152.3 194.4
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 41.3 43.0 27.6 37.8 48.2
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 4.7 4.8 2.0 3.5 4.4
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 20.8 46.6 9.9 25.9 30.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.4 36.8 12.8 23.3 20.1
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 11.6 44.8 7.5 26.1 25.6
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 163.1 378.9 122.8 272.5 270.5
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 1.7 5.2 0.4 3.1 3.5
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 2.4 13.5 1.0 6.1 6.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 60.3 52.3 43.3 35.3 51.6
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 16.3 19.2 11.5 13.7 16.1
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 23.2 27.5 8.1 16.6 21.4
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 1.8 4.7 1.6 3.0 2.7
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 41.8% 41.5% 43.1% 40.6% 41.8%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 66.4% 55.3% 64.1% 59.6% 62.2%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) 47.0% 36.8% 54.2% 46.9% 44.5%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 23.8 48.7 2.4 30.2 32.5
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7.2 3.4 5.1 4.3 5.3

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