New York City Health Atlas

Injury ER Visits

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Description

Number of emergency room visits for injuries, poisonings, or accidents.


Calculation

Number of ER visits for injuries per 1,000 population.


Source

Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) Outpatient Data, 2011-2013.


Years of Data

2011-2013


Additional Resources

City Wide Average

76.0

Census Tract 1000201 Average

92.8

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
65.8 Manhattan
92.8 Tract

Census Tract 1000201

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 92.8 8,434

Sex

Female 81.1 4,474
Male 137.4 3,945

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 19.4 3,657
Black 375.5 522
Hispanic 56.1 3,496
White 471.5 632

Age

0-14 years 75.6 1,283
15-24 years 85.5 1,286
25-34 years 139.4 1,198
35-44 years 108.2 887
45-54 years 95.3 1,259
55-64 years 100.0 950
65-74 years 62.0 822
75+ years 64.8 725
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Correlation Is Not Causation

In statistics, correlation is a measure of association between two numeric variables. The strength of correlation between two variables is represented by the correlation coefficient, represented by the abbreviation r. Correlation coefficients range between -1 to 1.

Though the correlation coefficient indicates the strength of an association, it does not provide information about whether the change in one variable is caused by the other.

For example, if the correlation between adult smoking prevalence and child poverty is 0.7—a strong correlation—we cannot say either that adult smoking causes child poverty or, inversely, that child poverty causes smoking. We only know that as one of these variables increases, the other tends to increases.