New York City Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2014-2016

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 2,789,485 1,950,648 1,281,503 2,489,089 8,537,673
Percentage of population (2016) 32.7% 22.8% 15.0% 29.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 80,301 42,602 59,413 37,489 55,191
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 8.1% 19.2% 17.1% 26.0% 17.0%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 576.4 681.4 360.2 512.3 584.3
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.6% 56.3% 45.0% 52.3% 44.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,162.1 7,359.6 2,602.4 4,405.9 5,009.0
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 36,792 22,793 19,789 34,786 115,846
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.8% 62.4% 76.6% 68.7% 73.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 76.8% 64.5% 74.5% 71.3% 72.3%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 6.7% 12.0% 7.8% 9.0% 8.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.9% 11.8% 8.2% 7.9% 8.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 5.7 30.0 1.6 28.8 21.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 78.2 111.6 65.7 96.1 95.7
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 60.2 52.1 63.2 61.2 59.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.7 7.3 2.0 3.1 4.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.6 3.7 2.5 3.5 3.6
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.2 20.7 10.5 22.2 22.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 55.3 54.9 24.8 47.9 61.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 8.2 13.5 2.3 8.9 10.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 211.5 94.9 84.3 110.1 175.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.2 4.0 5.2 3.8 5.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.8 44.1 5.6 33.8 27.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 8.9 74.6 9.2 44.3 44.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.1 19.7 11.7 17.4 19.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.6 57.1 9.8 44.2 40.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 193.7 212.2 99.9 145.4 184.3
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 70.4 106.8 36.1 73.6 94.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 25.2 19.0 20.5 21.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 15.4 29.1 11.6 17.5 22.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 172.5 187.3 89.1 127.6 162.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 25.6 29.7 17.1 26.9 34.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.9 5.6 2.3 4.4 5.6
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 16.4 39.2 7.6 22.5 26.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.7 35.1 12.3 21.4 19.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.0 37.3 5.0 22.6 22.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 138.1 336.3 100.7 250.6 250.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.1 5.0 0.5 3.0 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 2.5 13.5 0.9 6.9 7.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 57.0 45.2 47.1 32.5 47.8
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 13.4 15.9 9.9 12.1 13.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 41.4 43.1 34.1 35.0 39.9
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 20.7 25.4 10.2 15.3 19.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 47.4 51.0 31.4 35.6 43.4
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.1 4.3 1.8 2.7 2.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 6.8 11.0 9.7 9.0 9.0
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