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 4112300 Average

22.3

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
51.9 Queens
22.3 Tract

Census Tract 4112300

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 22.3 7,028

Sex

Female 20.5 3,373
Male 30.6 3,655

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 5.9 2,858
Black 0.0 69
Hispanic 25.7 1,476
White 16.5 2,483

Age

0-14 years 19.8 1,416
15-24 years 49.4 506
25-34 years 25.3 1,345
35-44 years 11.6 1,208
45-54 years 25.1 955
55-64 years 10.3 678
65-74 years 28.5 456
75+ years 26.3 456
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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.