New York City Health Atlas

Description

Number of deaths.


Calculation

Sum of deaths per 100,000 population.


Source

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Epiquery Mortality Data Module, 2009-2013.


Years of Data

2011-2013


Additional Resources

City Wide Average

594.6

3810 (Districts 101 & 102) Average

389.6

Averages

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594.6 City-Wide
588.3 Manhattan
389.6 3810 (Districts 101 & 102)

3810 (Districts 101 & 102)

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Mortality Rate Total Deaths
All 389.6 1,727

Sex

Female 400.8 890
Male 378.3 837

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander 432.7 283
Black 741.3 67
Hispanic 231.3 74
White 376.3 1,206

Cause

Heart Disease 98.1 435
Influenza 16.0 71
Malignant Neoplasms 113.0 501
Stroke & Hypertension 5.9 26
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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.