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 2003800 Average

76.9

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
103.2 Bronx
76.9 Tract

Census Tract 2003800

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 76.9 4,511

Sex

Female 81.5 2,443
Male 98.6 2,068

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 0.0 0
Black 55.7 1,742
Hispanic 67.4 2,402
White 216.6 217

Age

0-14 years 73.6 1,291
15-24 years 83.9 715
25-34 years 75.3 784
35-44 years 93.3 375
45-54 years 87.6 491
55-64 years 58.2 498
65-74 years 29.7 303
75+ years 0.0 43
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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.