New York City Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 2,809,904 1,961,163 1,231,999 2,460,898 8,491,079
Percentage of population (2014) 33.1% 23.1% 14.5% 29.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 75,596 41,729 56,440 36,436 52,737
Percentage of families below poverty~ 8.2% 19.9% 18.0% 26.7% 17.5%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 579.0 696.7 360.7 509.1 580.7
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.3% 56.4% 46.5% 53.7% 44.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,551 7,797 2,735 4,228 5,112
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 36,446 23,981 19,553 35,772 117,301
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.8% 62.3% 73.9% 67.1% 71.6%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 75.8% 58.1% 70.4% 64.6% 67.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 8.3% 14.6% 9.2% 11.6% 10.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.2% 12.0% 7.9% 7.8% 8.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.1 43.1 1.7 38.1 29.8
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 77.6 123.2 65.7 104.9 101.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 59.3 54.1 65.4 63.2 60.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.6 7.3 2.2 3.6 4.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.8 3.9 3.3 3.6 3.4
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.3 18.0 10.6 17.9 18.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.3 54.9 24.8 47.9 61.6
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.2 13.5 2.3 8.9 10.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 211.5 94.9 84.3 110.1 175.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.8 44.1 5.6 33.8 27.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 8.9 74.6 9.2 44.3 44.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 21.3 12.1 17.7 20.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 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 194.8 215.5 98.1 143.8 184.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 70.4 106.8 36.1 73.6 94.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.4 24.2 18.8 20.1 19.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.4 29.1 11.6 17.5 22.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 174.4 191.1 87.9 128.3 164.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.6 29.7 17.1 26.9 34.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.8 5.7 2.3 4.1 5.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.4 39.2 7.6 22.5 26.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 36.6 13.2 21.8 20.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.0 37.3 5.0 22.6 22.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 138.1 336.3 100.7 250.6 250.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 1.1 5.0 0.5 3.0 3.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 2.5 13.5 0.9 6.9 7.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 59.0 49.7 45.0 33.0 49.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 14.2 18.3 10.7 13.6 14.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.0 44.7 34.2 34.2 40.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 21.7 27.8 8.9 15.5 20.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 46.7 50.3 30.0 34.4 42.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 1.9 4.8 1.9 3.3 2.9
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 7.1 11.6 9.5 9.6 9.3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.8 33.8 1.9 22.6 26.1
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 3.5 5.4 4.4 5.8

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percentage is unstable
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