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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 605,046 430,502 633,060 653,694 2,333,054
Percentage of population (2016) 25.9% 18.5% 27.1% 28.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ 67,250 61,001 57,175 51,545 59,758
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ 6.2% 10.1% 15.1% 15.5% 11.8%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 637.6 613.0 358.4 392.3 546.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 30.6% 51.3% 49.8% 50.1% 40.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,853.6 6,197.7 2,811.9 3,126.8 4,315.7
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 6,681 4,455 9,383 9,291 30,330
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 84.8% 67.0% 73.3% 72.8% 74.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 79.9% 68.1% 69.7% 73.5% 72.9%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.0% 11.8% 7.9% 8.3% 8.5%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.1% 11.8% 8.5% 7.1% 8.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 5.3 22.3 1.7 24.9 17.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 75.6 104.9 68.9 93.5 94.5
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 58.8 48.2 65.9 64.6 61.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.9 7.0 2.1 2.7 3.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 3.1 4.7 2.4 3.4 3.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.3 18.9 10.9 16.0 19.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 55.7 43.4 23.9 40.7 54.1
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 8.4 8.2 2.3 5.2 7.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 229.4 84.6 75.1 100.0 173.8
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.8 3.7 6.0 3.2 5.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 9.8 25.9 5.9 17.0 16.8
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 13.6 43.5 10.7 26.5 27.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.3 17.2 10.4 9.5 18.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 23.2 36.4 9.9 24.3 27.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 216.8 200.4 105.0 121.8 180.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 78.5 99.5 41.4 53.6 88.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 21.5 24.8 20.1 16.7 22.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 16.5 27.7 11.8 15.3 21.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 191.4 177.3 95.0 108.3 159.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 27.2 27.0 20.8 19.2 33.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.2 5.9 1.6 3.9 5.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.2 36.4 8.9 14.7 23.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.2 27.4 13.2 12.2 15.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 11.2 29.9 5.0 14.2 16.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 154.6 282.4 108.5 162.6 213.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 1.4 4.1 0.6 2.0 2.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 3.1 11.9 0.9 4.3 5.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 58.4 38.0 40.8 24.2 44.0
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 15.0 15.0 8.7 9.6 12.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 44.3 43.1 34.7 32.8 40.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 22.4 22.4 11.0 10.0 17.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 49.4 41.3 33.8 33.7 40.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 2.8 3.6 2.2 2.1 2.6
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 8.4 9.7 10.7 9.0 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