Bronx County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 136,839 431,785 58,424 807,672 1,439,725
Percentage of population (2017) 9.5% 30.0% 4.1% 56.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 60,892 39,259 49,149 31,073 36,593
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 9.4% 22.8% 22.0% 32.2% 26.8%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 739.8 729.3 307.2 568.9 663.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.0% 59.2% 52.7% 57.0% 51.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,673.9 8,318.3 2,746.5 5,585.9 6,777.4
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,456 6,010 990 12,039 20,736
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 68.5% 53.7% 59.3% 61.9% 59.8%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 70.9% 60.3% 70.9% 67.8% 66.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.5% 11.2% 8.4% 9.4% 9.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 11.5% 11.6% 8.6% 9.5%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 7.3 11.9 1.4 11.1 11.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 97.4 116.1 80.2 103.1 112.3
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.6 63.2 73.6 63.9 64.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.9 7.5 4.4 3.4 5.0
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.4 3.4 1.1* 3.6 4.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 52.5 30.0 7.8 32.0 33.5
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 67.7 57.2 20.5 45.5 65.5
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.4 17.2 2.3 10.1 15.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 194.0 83.8 54.3 102.2 143.7
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.9 4.8 6.3 5.0 5.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 13.5 39.6 8.2 29.7 37.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 25.9 81.1 19.4 42.2 66.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 30.6 23.1 10.6 21.0 24.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 36.0 66.6 14.6 48.1 63.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 228.1 215.4 81.6 148.3 191.7
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 82.3 104.5 37.2 68.8 107.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 27.7 12.8 23.3 25.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 19.1 29.2 11.1 14.7 26.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 204.4 186.6 74.7 127.4 167.0
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 24.3 22.8 18.9 21.6 32.2
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.7 6.0 1.8* 4.5 5.4
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 54.8 60.7 9.4 28.0 50.5
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.8 31.0 10.5 25.2 25.5
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 18.3 39.4 7.5 24.5 34.9
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 205.9 383.5 140.4 273.3 379.4
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 3.2 8.2 1.0* 5.4 7.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 61.6 52.8 31.3 35.2 45.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 22.9 18.1 12.4 12.9 16.4
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 44.6 40.9 26.3 34.4 38.6
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 35.4 28.2 11.2 16.4 23.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 50.8 52.4 20.9 34.9 42.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 4.5 3.9 s 3.3 3.7
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 7.3 10.8 9.0* 9.1 9.8
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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