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 4049700 Average

32.6

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
51.9 Queens
32.6 Tract

Census Tract 4049700

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 32.6 8,982

Sex

Female 28.7 4,776
Male 45.6 4,206

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 12.1 3,379
Black 0.0 22
Hispanic 59.8 1,807
White 23.3 3,561

Age

0-14 years 40.4 1,560
15-24 years 45.3 817
25-34 years 21.8 2,060
35-44 years 47.9 918
45-54 years 30.4 1,314
55-64 years 22.8 1,315
65-74 years 33.5 568
75+ years 36.4 412
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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.