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 3054300 Average

168.2

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
82.9 Brooklyn
168.2 Tract

Census Tract 3054300

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 168.2 654

Sex

Female 184.3 331
Male 226.7 322

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 0.0 6
Black 279.8 168
Hispanic 0.0 92
White 112.7 346

Age

0-14 years 0.0 40
15-24 years 79.4 126
25-34 years 101.1 267
35-44 years 0.0 84
45-54 years 0.0 22
55-64 years 0.0 71
65-74 years 0.0 0
75+ years 0.0 39
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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.