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 3026200 Average

47.0

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
82.9 Brooklyn
47.0 Tract

Census Tract 3026200

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 47.0 7,279

Sex

Female 52.6 3,558
Male 63.7 3,720

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 9.5 2,618
Black 0.0 20
Hispanic 74.7 1,205
White 54.1 3,383

Age

0-14 years 71.0 1,127
15-24 years 40.7 1,129
25-34 years 50.5 1,148
35-44 years 55.7 861
45-54 years 42.7 1,054
55-64 years 35.8 894
65-74 years 18.7 697
75+ years 55.9 358
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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.