New York City Health Atlas

Total ER Visits

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Number of emergency room visits.


Total emergency room visits per 1,000 population.


Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) Outpatient Data, 2011-2013.

Years of Data

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City Wide Average


Manhattan Average



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355.7 City-Wide
331.8 Manhattan


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ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 331.8 4,813,828


Female 362.9 2,546,750
Male 296.8 2,267,079


Asian/Pacific Islander 93.6 539,848
Black 621.6 622,276
Hispanic 400.6 1,232,866
White 104.2 2,293,407


0-14 years 366.4 600,090
15-24 years 258.8 621,318
25-34 years 188.8 1,063,630
35-44 years 272.6 711,258
45-54 years 434.9 612,636
55-64 years 477.5 544,184
65-74 years 477.2 358,100
75+ years 411.3 302,613
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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.