New York State (excluding NYC) Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2014-2016

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2016) 8,368,143 1,041,388 496,117 1,258,036 11,207,616
Percentage of population (2016) 74.7% 9.3% 4.4% 11.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2012-2016)~ NA NA NA NA NA
Percentage of families below poverty (2012-2016)~ NA NA NA NA NA
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 684.4 727.1 283.1 437.7 673.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 36.2% 60.4% 48.6% 58.4% 38.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,678.2 8,112.2 2,079.7 3,966.1 5,688.9
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 76,656 11,876 6,121 20,623 119,696
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.3% 68.5% 76.8% 71.1% 77.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 78.8% 67.4% 75.2% 70.3% 75.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.3% 12.7% 8.5% 9.2% 8.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% 12.9% 9.0% 7.5% 7.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 5.9 25.5 1.7 21.0 11.0
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.2 88.7 51.2 89.7 72.8
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.6 52.8 51.4 73.7 57.2
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.2 11.6 2.6 4.5 5.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.0 6.1 2.5 6.2 6.8
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 39.6 29.2 10.4 25.6 36.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 56.4 53.6 19.3 64.3 60.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.0 12.3 2.1 7.7 10.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2012-2014) 191.9 92.7 54.1 204.0 195.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.0 4.9 5.2 4.6 9.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 7.2 26.7 4.8 15.5 10.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2012-2014) 8.9 34.0 8.2 15.1 14.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.8 21.9 8.3 13.3 34.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 22.7 43.4 7.6 33.1 26.7
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 176.3 196.7 78.2 106.6 174.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 78.2 108.3 32.0 89.8 86.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.0 34.2 17.8 21.6 28.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 20.2 35.4 9.5 26.3 22.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 120.5 142.0 61.5 79.4 120.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 26.8 30.3 14.4 28.5 29.5
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.9 16.2 6.0 9.0 17.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 19.6 39.5 7.8 30.3 22.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 27.0 7.3 12.1 15.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 10.8 35.7 3.1 15.8 13.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2012-2014) 152.4 340.7 83.0 237.8 181.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years (2012-2014) 2.5 4.9 0.7 1.6 2.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years (2012-2014) 4.7 16.1 0.7 5.3 6.0
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 69.6 61.3 28.0 33.8 66.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 13.1 16.2 7.0 8.3 13.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 39.6 43.4 28.2 28.3 39.0
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 19.1 25.2 9.7 10.1 18.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 43.8 51.5 32.7 32.8 43.3
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 1.8 3.4 1.1* 1.9 1.9
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2013-2015) 6.7 10.1 5.4 8.5 7.0
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

NOTE:
Estimates for hospitalization-related indicators among the Hispanic population may be overestimated due to anomalies in patient ethnicity data.
Estimates for hospitalization-related indicators among the non-Hispanic population may be underestimated due to anomalies in patient ethnicity data.
See the "Facility Race/Ethnicity Concordance Report" http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/sparcs/reports/race_eth/2012/ethnicity/outside_nyc/medicaid/OutsideNYC-Medicaid-Ethnicity-Facility.pdf