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


Census Tract 4005500 Average



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355.7 City-Wide
254.7 Queens
377.8 Tract

Census Tract 4005500

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ER Visit Rate Population (2011-2013)
All 377.8 3,447


Female 438.1 1,878
Male 305.7 1,569


Asian/Pacific Islander 358.3 387
Black 0.0 44
Hispanic 199.1 2,094
White 226.2 812


0-14 years 265.6 817
75+ years 0.0 72
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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.