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 2006000 Average

103.3

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
103.2 Bronx
103.3 Tract

Census Tract 2006000

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 103.3 3,920

Sex

Female 86.1 1,963
Male 158.9 1,957

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 0.0 11
Black 336.0 381
Hispanic 61.8 3,331
White 294.1 170

Age

0-14 years 99.4 855
15-24 years 130.3 783
25-34 years 109.7 611
35-44 years 41.6 625
45-54 years 112.2 499
55-64 years 144.9 276
65-74 years 79.1 177
75+ years 0.0 80
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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.