New York State (excluding NYC) Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2015-2017

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2017) 8,299,001 1,042,612 492,981 1,273,990 11,152,448
Percentage of population (2017) 74.4% 9.3% 4.4% 11.4% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars (2013-2017)~ NA NA NA NA NA
Percentage of families below poverty (2013-2017)~ NA NA NA NA NA
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 689.3 724.3 298.5 451.5 677.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 36.4% 60.4% 48.2% 58.5% 39.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 5,841.3 8,171.0 2,254.6 4,159.5 5,852.5
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 75,554 11,901 6,292 20,906 118,669
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 81.6% 68.8% 77.3% 72.1% 77.7%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (APNCU)^ 79.0% 67.7% 76.2% 70.6% 76.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation - clinical estimate) 8.2% 12.7% 8.6% 9.4% 9.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.6% 12.9% 8.9% 7.7% 7.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged under 18 years 2.3 9.8 0.9 7.8 4.2
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 63.1 87.7 52.6 90.7 72.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 52.7 53.2 53.8 75.0 57.6
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.9 11.3 2.6 4.8 4.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7.0 6.8 2.9 7.1 7.0
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 44.0 32.1 12.2 30.0 40.6
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 56.4 55.3 21.2 49.9 59.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 7.1 9.2 1.5 4.7 7.3
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years (2016-2017)++ 189.0 99.3 63.7 149.7 190.4
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.1 5.1 5.8 4.6 9.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 3.9 18.1 4.2 9.0 6.7
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years (2016-2017)++ 6.9 30.9 10.4 14.3 12.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 37.5 22.9 7.8 14.9 35.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 21.1 42.1 8.3 23.0 24.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 174.1 194.5 77.5 108.7 172.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 75.0 110.5 37.5 77.7 83.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 27.5 32.5 19.6 23.2 27.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 18.4 34.2 11.9 18.2 21.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 117.7 137.2 61.9 80.7 117.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 23.4 26.1 16.1 24.7 25.8
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.8 17.8 5.0 8.5 17.4
Potentially preventable heart failure hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18 years and older (2016-2017)++ 37.2 56.5 10.0 20.5 38.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.6 27.6 8.5 12.2 15.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 11.8 36.6 4.5 16.2 15.0
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted (2016-2017)++ 161.2 359.9 104.4 221.9 191.8
Potentially preventable diabetes short-term complications hospitalization rate per 10,000 population - Aged 18+ Years (2016-2017)++ 3.5 10.4 0.8 3.8 4.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 68.6 62.0 29.8 34.5 65.5
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 12.5 15.0 6.0 6.7 12.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 39.3 42.0 26.9 29.9 38.7
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 18.6 23.5 9.0 8.7 18.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 42.8 52.3 31.1 36.0 42.8
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 1.8 2.4 s 2.2 1.8
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2014-2016) 6.6 9.0 4.9 8.6 6.8
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* 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