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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 11,070,695 2,960,636 1,757,007 3,731,762 19,590,719
Percentage of population (2017) 56.5% 15.1% 9.0% 19.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ 72,704 43,997 68,567 43,889 62,765
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ 6.2% 18.8% 13.9% 22.2% 11.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 653.7 688.6 341.8 484.8 631.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 35.7% 57.4% 44.8% 53.8% 40.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,357.8 7,766.3 2,532.2 4,423.2 5,453.6
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 112,044 34,076 25,842 54,669 232,376
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 82.2% 64.8% 77.7% 70.6% 76.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 78.7% 65.9% 76.0% 71.5% 74.7%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 7.7% 12.4% 8.0% 9.3% 8.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.4% 12.4% 8.5% 7.9% 7.9%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 2.2 10.7 1.0 9.2 5.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 67.5 100.5 65.2 91.8 83.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.2 52.3 61.6 65.5 58.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.5 8.9 2.3 3.8 4.5
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5.8 4.6 2.5 4.4 5.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 38.9 26.7 11.0 26.6 33.2
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 53.5 50.4 24.3 42.0 56.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 6.4 9.5 1.6 5.9 7.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 186.6 89.1 83.5 110.3 175.2
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.3 4.7 5.1 4.2 8.0
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.8 23.7 4.9 15.1 10.9
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 7.0 48.4 12.4 23.4 22.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.2 20.2 9.7 15.6 28.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 19.7 45.1 9.6 28.6 28.1
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 176.6 207.0 95.3 133.4 174.5
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 71.2 99.5 39.6 65.7 83.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.7 27.7 17.6 20.5 24.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 17.1 28.9 12.4 14.9 20.9
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 129.6 172.8 83.9 113.4 133.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 22.3 24.0 16.1 21.5 26.3
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 9.1 2.6 5.3 12.6
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 34.9 56.2 13.2 23.2 38.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.6 32.1 11.6 18.3 16.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 10.9 34.2 5.6 18.0 17.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 151.8 324.6 117.4 219.0 209.5
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 3.0 8.5 0.8 3.9 4.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 65.2 49.5 41.8 31.7 57.8
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 12.7 15.6 8.4 9.8 12.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.1 42.3 31.6 32.4 38.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 19.1 25.1 10.3 13.2 18.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 43.9 50.7 31.4 35.0 42.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.9 3.5 1.5 2.5 2.2
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.5 10.2 8.1 9.0 7.6
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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