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 5027706 Average

78.7

Averages

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76.0 City-Wide
108.7 Staten Island
78.7 Tract

Census Tract 5027706

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Injury ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 78.7 9,649

Sex

Female 79.9 4,942
Male 114.7 4,707

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 13.9 1,727
Black 0.0 76
Hispanic 71.5 1,510
White 77.1 6,081

Age

0-14 years 117.3 1,372
15-24 years 74.9 1,722
25-34 years 172.5 655
35-44 years 70.9 1,396
45-54 years 70.1 1,399
55-64 years 37.4 2,004
65-74 years 63.2 728
75+ years 106.7 356
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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.