New York City Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 2,771,694 1,918,024 1,264,026 2,457,772 8,438,271
Percentage of population (2017) 32.8% 22.7% 15.0% 29.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 84,341 44,088 61,752 39,552 57,782
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 7.7% 18.7% 16.2% 24.7% 16.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 551.3 673.6 355.0 496.9 562.1
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 32.9% 56.0% 43.9% 52.3% 44.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 4,171.6 7,551.1 2,639.9 4,524.4 5,026.7
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 36,489 22,175 19,550 33,762 113,707
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 83.4% 62.7% 77.8% 69.8% 74.3%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 78.2% 65.0% 76.0% 72.0% 73.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 6.6% 12.2% 7.9% 9.2% 8.7%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.9% 12.1% 8.4% 8.1% 8.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 1.9 11.3 1.1 10.1 7.7
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 78.0 107.2 70.1 92.4 94.2
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 61.0 51.9 64.6 60.7 60.2
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 2.7 7.6 2.3 3.2 4.1
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 2.6 3.4 2.2 3.2 3.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.8 23.9 10.4 25.3 24.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 46.0 48.2 25.4 39.8 52.2
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 4.8 9.5 1.6 6.4 7.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 178.9 84.9 89.9 98.0 151.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.4 4.4 4.9 4.0 5.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.8 27.1 5.2 18.2 16.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 7.2 59.6 13.3 29.0 34.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 19.8 19.3 10.3 15.9 18.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 15.1 47.4 10.0 31.8 32.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 185.0 211.9 100.5 141.4 177.8
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 59.8 94.8 40.5 62.1 83.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.0 25.8 17.1 19.8 20.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 12.7 26.7 12.6 13.9 20.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 166.0 187.5 90.2 123.9 157.8
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 19.0 23.1 16.1 20.5 27.0
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.1 5.7 2.0 4.3 5.0
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 28.0 56.1 14.3 24.4 37.6
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.7 34.1 12.6 20.4 18.8
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 8.7 32.9 6.0 18.9 20.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 124.2 308.7 121.6 220.1 237.0
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 1.4 7.6 0.9 4.0 4.2
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 54.0 44.2 45.8 31.0 45.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 13.4 15.9 9.1 10.9 13.1
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 38.9 42.4 33.1 33.2 38.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 20.8 25.9 10.7 14.7 19.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 47.5 50.1 31.5 34.5 42.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 2.3 3.9 1.8 2.5 2.7
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.7 10.8 9.1 9.2 8.9
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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