New York State Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2016-2018

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2018) 10,984,149 2,954,965 1,778,467 3,754,130 19,542,209
Percentage of population (2018) 56.2% 15.1% 9.1% 19.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2014-2018)~ 75,528 46,178 72,131 46,259 65,323
Percentage of families below poverty (2014-2018)~ 6.1% 18.1% 13.3% 21.3% 10.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 652.5 685.9 334.4 480.2 628.0
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.8% 57.0% 43.6% 53.5% 41.0%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,402.1 7,704.2 2,445.0 4,469.5 5,469.4
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 110,549 33,218 25,511 53,296 228,775
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.2% 64.8% 77.9% 70.9% 76.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 79.2% 66.1% 76.6% 71.1% 74.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.7% 12.6% 8.1% 9.5% 9.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.3% 12.6% 8.6% 8.1% 8.0%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 1.9 9.5 1.0 8.2 5.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 66.3 95.2 67.3 88.7 81.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.0 51.5 60.4 64.1 58.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.4 8.6 2.2 3.8 4.4
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.7 4.3 2.5 4.6 5.1
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.4 28.8 11.4 28.9 34.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 55.2 51.1 25.3 43.5 58.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years++ 192.8 88.4 86.7 111.0 180.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 6.4 9.7 1.7 6.2 7.3
Opioid burden per 100,000 population 305.6 270.8 22.4 262.4 291.9
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.5 4.8 4.9 4.4 8.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 3.8 23.1 5.2 15.4 10.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years++ 6.9 46.5 13.4 23.9 21.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.1 20.4 9.1 15.1 28.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 18.9 43.6 9.8 28.7 27.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 174.0 206.4 92.9 131.8 172.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 71.4 99.1 41.1 67.4 83.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.2 27.4 17.5 20.5 24.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 17.0 28.8 12.9 15.6 21.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 128.2 173.2 82.4 112.3 132.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 21.9 23.3 16.4 21.4 25.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 8.3 2.4 4.6 12.0
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2017-2018)++ 36.9 59.5 15.6 26.1 40.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 32.6 11.6 18.8 17.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 11.3 35.2 6.0 19.7 17.7
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted++ 152.7 324.2 122.0 228.4 211.3
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years++ 3.5 10.7 1.1 5.0 5.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 66.1 48.8 44.5 31.5 58.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 12.7 15.1 8.7 9.6 12.5
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 39.1 40.5 33.1 31.7 38.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 19.1 24.2 9.7 12.4 18.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 43.2 51.0 33.3 33.2 42.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 1.8 3.2 1.8 2.2 2.1
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2015-2017) 6.8 10.0 8.5 9.1 7.8
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