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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 962,151 800,367 330,969 496,140 2,596,385
Percentage of population (2017) 37.1% 30.8% 12.7% 19.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 71,432 43,308 55,686 38,927 52,782
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 13.0% 18.4% 20.2% 26.0% 17.9%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 548.5 632.3 369.1 560.9 575.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.9% 57.3% 44.2% 54.7% 45.8%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,178.8 7,301.4 2,492.5 4,988.5 5,270.3
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 17,687 9,168 6,119 6,919 40,461
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.6% 65.2% 81.7% 75.8% 76.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 74.6% 66.1% 81.4% 75.8% 74.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 5.7% 12.8% 8.0% 9.7% 8.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.1% 12.2% 7.7% 8.1% 7.7%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 1.1 11.9 1.1 10.4 7.2
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 96.3 107.2 82.5 90.0 101.6
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 82.4 50.2 77.3 61.1 68.4
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.4 7.3 2.2 2.8 3.8
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.3 3.0 2.3 3.5 3.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 25.5 19.0 10.5 27.5 22.9
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 41.6 44.5 21.2 36.1 48.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.1 5.8 1.2 4.9 5.4
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 158.9 75.6 69.4 73.6 129.1
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.4 4.0 3.7 3.3 5.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 2.6 25.1 2.7 12.8 13.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 4.1 62.5 6.0 20.9 29.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.2 16.2 12.2 17.8 16.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.8 44.4 8.0 27.9 29.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 195.5 202.2 96.6 171.0 191.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 61.6 96.2 27.9 66.8 86.3
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 23.2 17.4 19.2 18.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.4 27.9 11.9 13.3 21.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 178.1 180.6 86.7 152.2 171.9
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 20.4 23.9 11.1 23.0 27.4
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 5.4 2.3 5.7 5.3
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 28.9 59.3 7.8 25.5 40.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 39.0 11.1 26.8 23.0
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 9.2 32.0 4.0 19.6 21.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 131.3 298.5 89.4 225.8 237.7
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 1.4 7.4 0.7 4.2 4.4
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 50.7 37.9 59.8 34.5 45.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 12.3 12.8 10.8 11.1 12.2
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 41.2 41.0 35.2 32.8 39.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 20.1 23.5 8.1 16.6 19.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 48.9 50.8 27.9 36.9 45.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.7 4.7 1.1* 2.6 2.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 7.2 12.4 9.5 11.2 10.1
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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