Epi Data Briefs and Data Tables

Epi Data Briefs are short (2-3 pages) publications that highlight data findings from varying Health Department programs and projects. For some topics, Epi Data Tables are available, which provide the data without additional description in table format. See end of page for a suggested citation.

2017

  • NEW Alcohol Consumption among Youth in New York City Public High Schools, by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, 2015
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    November 2017, No. 94
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2015
  • Mental Health, and Sources of Support among LGBTQ Public High School Students in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    September 2017, No. 93
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2015
  • Drug Use among Youth in New York City Public High Schools, by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, 2015
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2017, No. 92
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 1999-2015
  • Mortality among Chinese New Yorkers
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2017, No. 91
    NYC Bureau of Vital Statistics, 2005-2014
    American Community Survey, 2010-2014
  • Childhood Asthma and the Asthma Counselor Program of the East Harlem Center of Excellence
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2017, No. 90
    New York City Child Health, Emotional Wellness and Development Survey, 2015
    New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System, 2014
    East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence, 2008-2016
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths in New York City, 2000 to 2016
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2017, No. 89
    NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and NYC DOHMH Bureau of Vital Statistics, 2000-2016
  • Tracking Air Quality across New York City, 2008-2015
    Data Brief (PDF)
    April 2017, No. 88
    New York City Community Air Survey, 2008-2015
  • Driving and Self-reported Dangerous Driving Behaviors in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    March 2017, No. 87
    New York City Community Health Survey, 2015
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2015
    US Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2015
  • Pedestrian Fatalities in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    March 2017, No. 86
    NYC Bureau of Vital Statistics, 2012-2014
    NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner, 2012-2014
    NYC Department of Transportation Fatality Database, 2012-2014
  • Motor Vehicle Occupant Fatalities in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    March 2017, No. 85
    NYC Bureau of Vital Statistics, 2012-2014
    NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner, 2012-2014
    NYC Department of Transportation Fatality Database, 2012-2014

2016

  • Changes in Accessibility and Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2016, No. 84
    New York City Community Health Survey, 2014, 2015
  • Hypertension Hospitalizations and Related Morbidity in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2016, No. 83
    New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) 2010-2014
  • Hypertension in New York City: Disparities in Prevalence
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2016, No. 82
    New York City Community Health Survey 2014, 2015
    Heart Follow-up Study 2010
  • Substance Use among HIV-Positive Persons Receiving Medical Care in New York City: The Medical Monitoring Project 2013 and 2014
    Data Brief (PDF)
    December 2016, No. 81
    The Medical Monitoring Project 2013 and 2014
  • Access to Healthy and Affordable Food in East New York
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    November 2016, No. 80
    East New York Food Environment Audit 2014
    Shop Healthy Food Retail Assessments 2014
  • Health of Black New Yorkers by Country of Birth
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    November 2016, No. 79
    NYC Community Health Survey 2010-2014
  • Cycling in New York City, 2007 to 2014
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    October 2016, No. 78
    NYC Community Health Survey 2007-2014
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009-2013
  • Binge Drinking and Associated Health-Related Behaviors among Adults in New York City, 2014
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    October 2016, No. 77
    NYC Community Health Survey 2007-2014
  • Exposure to Loud Sounds and Headphone Use among Teens and Younger Adults in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    October 2016, No. 76
    Loud Sounds Survey 2014, NYC Community Health Survey 2011 and 2014, NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2013
  • Suicides in New York City, 2000-2014
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    September 2016, No. 75
    NYC DOHMH Bureau of Vital Statistics, 2000-2014
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Heroin and/or Fentanyl in New York City, 2000– 2015
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    August 2016, No. 74
    NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and NYC DOHMH Bureau of Vital Statistics, 2000-2015
  • Neighborhood-based Rat Surveillance in the Bronx and Manhattan, New York City, 2010-2014
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    July 2016, No. 73
    NYC DOHMH Veterinary, Rodent and Vector Surveillance System 2010-2014
    311 complaints, 2014
    American Community Survey, 2008-2012
  • Benzodiazepines in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2016, No. 72
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2002-2013
    NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and NYC DOHMH Bureau of Vital Statistics 2000-2014
    NYS Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) 2014
  • Adult Psychiatric Hospitalizations in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2016, No. 71
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System 2013
  • Psychiatric Hospitalizations among Children and Adolescents in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    June 2016, No. 70
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System 2013
  • Evaluation of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Services among Pediatric Providers in the South Bronx
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    May 2016, No. 69
    Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Survey, 2014
  • Neighborhood Poverty and Infectious Diseases: Health Disparities in NYC
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    March 2016, No. 68
    NYC DOHMH HIV/AIDS, Communicable Disease, STD, and TB Surveillance Data 2006-2013
    American Community Survey 5-year estimates, 2006-2010, 2007-2011, 2008-2012, and 2009-2013
  • Dating Violence among New York City Youth
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    January 2016, No. 67
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2013

2015

  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City, 2000-2014
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 66 (Updated)
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2014
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City: Staten Island, New York
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 65
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City: Queens, New York
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 64
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City: Manhattan, New York
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 63
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City: Brooklyn, New York
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 62
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City: Bronx, New York
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 61
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
  • HIV Viral Load Suppression among HIV-infected Persons Receiving Medical Care in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    December 2015, No. 60
    The Medical Monitoring Project 2013
    NYC DOHMH HIV Surveillance Data 2013
  • Traffic Fatalities in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    October 2015, No. 59
    NYC Bureau of Vital Statistics 2000-2013
    NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2009-2011
    National Center for Health Statistics Injury matrices
    The Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) 2000-2013
    Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) 2009-2011
  • Utilization of Oral Health Services among Adults in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF)
    October 2015, No. 58
    NYC Community Health Survey 2013
    NYC Syndromic Surveillance 2009-2014
  • Breastfeeding Disparities in New York City
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    August 2015, No. 57
    NYC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 2006-2011
    NYC Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2013
    The National Immunization Survey (NIS) 2011
    Pediatric and Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance Systems (PedNSS and PNSS) 2011
  • Employment Among Pregnant Women in New York City and Return to Work After Giving Birth
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF
    April 2015, No. 56
    NYC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 2012
  • Tuberculosis among New Yorkers Born in China
    Data Brief (PDF)
    March 2015, No. 55
    Health Department's Bureau of Tuberculosis Control 2010-2014
  • Cocaine Use in New York City: Morbidity and Mortality
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    March 2015, No. 54
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2011
    National Survey of Drug Use and Health 2012-2013
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2013
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System 2012
  • Trends in Blood Sugar Control among Adults with Diabetes in New York City, 2006-2012
    Data Brief and Tables (PDF)
    January 2015, No. 53
    New York City A1C Registry, 2006-2012

2014

  • Sexual Activity among HIV-Positive Persons in Care in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    December 2014, No. 52
    Prevention with Positives Pilot Project, 2012-2013
  • Evacuation in New York City During Hurricanes Irene and Sandy
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2014, No. 51
    Community Health Survey 2012, 2013
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City, 2000-2013
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 50 (Updated)
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
  • Perceived Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 49
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit Survey (PAT) 2011
  • Green Cart Evaluation, 2008-2011
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 48
    The Green Cart Evaluation Availability Survey
    Community Health Survey 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Heat-related Deaths in New York City, 2013
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 47
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
    Community Health Survey 2012
  • Harm from Other People's Drinking in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2014, No. 46
    New York City Alcohol Survey
  • Ambient Noise Disruption in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2014, No. 45
    New York City Community Health Survey 2009
    311 Noise Complaints, 2009
    MPSI TrafficMetrix and New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
    United States Census Bureau
  • Describing the Food Environment in the South Bronx Neighborhood of Crotona-Tremont
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2014, No. 44
    Crotona-Tremont Food Envrionment Audit 2012
  • Uninsured Adults in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Table (PDF)
    March 2014, No. 43
    New York City Community Health Survey 2008 - 2012
  • Neighborhood Walkability and Physical Activity in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 42
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit Survey (PAT) 2011
    New York City Walkability Scale
  • Food-related Anaphylaxis in New York City, 2006-2010
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 41
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2006-2010
    Statewide Planning and Research Collaborative System (SPARCS)2006-2010
  • Arthritis of the Hip or Knee and Physical Activity in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 40
    Community Health Survey 2012
  • Muscle-strengthening Activity among New Yorkers
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 39
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit Survey (PAT) 2011
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011
  • Influenza in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 38
    New York Citywide Immunization Registry 2012-2013
    Community Health Survey 2007-2012
    Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System 2010-2011

2013

  • Bullying among New York City Youth
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    December 2013, No. 37
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011
    National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2011
  • Diabetes and Its Complications
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2013, No. 36
    Statewide Planning and Research Collaborative System (SPARCS)2000-2011
    New York City A1C Registry 2012
    United States Data Renal System (USDRS)2000-2011
    Community Health Survey (CHS)2011
  • Prescription Drug Misuse and Illicit Drug Use among New York City Youth
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2013, No. 35
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 1999 - 2011
    National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 1999 - 2011
  • Federally Funded Health Centers in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2013, No. 34
    HRSA Health Center Site Directory
    HRSA Health Center Grantee UDS Reports
    HRSA Individual Health Center Data
    UDS Mapper
    Community Health Survey 2011
  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths in New York City, 2000-2012
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2013, No. 33 (Updated)
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2012
  • Patterns of Opioid Analgesic Prescriptions for New York City Residents
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2013, No. 32
    NYS Prescription Monitoring Program
  • West Nile Virus among New York City Residents, 1999-2012
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2013, No. 31
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 1999-2012
  • Walking Up Stairs in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2013, No. 30
    Community Health Survey 2010
  • Malaria in New York City 2004-2012
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2013, No. 29
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2004-2012
  • Diabetes-related Mortality in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    June 2013, No. 28
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2011
    National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) 1990-2010
    US Census 2000 and 2010, and intercensal estimates
  • Unintentional Opioid Analgesic Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths in New York City, 2011
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2013, No. 27
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2011
    NYS Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
  • Diabetes in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2013, No. 26
    Community Health Survey 2002-2011
    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey 1993-2001, 2011
  • Mental Health Conditions among Children Aged Six to 12 in NYC
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    March 2013, No. 25
    Child Community Health Survey 2009
  • Self-Rated General Health in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    March 2013, No. 24
    Community Health Survey 2011
  • Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infection in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    March 2013, No. 23
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2000-2010
  • Physical Activity Measured by Accelerometer: A Comparison of New York City and the Nation
    Data Brief (PDF)
    February 2013, No. 22
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit (PAT) Survey 2011
    National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003-2006
    US Census 2010
  • Alcohol Use and Health Risk Behaviors among New York City Youth
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2013, No. 21
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011
    National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2011

2012

  • Geographic Co-occurrence of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    December 2012, No. 20
    Health Department's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control 2010
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2010
    Health Department's Bureau of STD Prevention and Control 2010
    Health Department's Bureau of TB Control 2010
  • Qualitative Data on Young Adult, Non-Daily Smokers in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2012, No. 19
    Focus Groups among Young Adult, Non-Daily Smokers 2011
    Community Health Survey 2002 and 2011
  • Benzodiazepines in New York City: Misuse, Morbidity and Mortality
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2012, No. 18
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2002-2009
    Youth Development Survey 2008
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004-2010
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2010
  • Retail Audit of Sugary Drinks in Six New York City Neighborhoods
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2012, No. 17
    Sugary Drink Retail Audit 2011
    Community Health Survey 2009 
  • Pre-pregnancy Weight and Infant Mortality in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF) - Related Abstract (PDF)
    June 2012, No. 16
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2008-2010 
  • Opioid Analgesics in New York City: Prescriber Practices
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2012, No. 15
    NYS Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008-2009 
  • Falls among Adults Aged 65 Years and Older in New York City 
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2012, No. 14
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) 2007-2009
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2007-2009
  • Unprotected Anal Intercourse among Young Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    February 2012, No. 13
    NYC HIV/AIDS Annual Surveillance Statistics 2009
    High Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2009-2011

2010 / 2011

  • Trends in Cigarette Use among Adults in New York City, 2002-2010
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2011, No. 12
    Community Health Survey 2002-2010
    National Health Interview Survey 2002-2010
    Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2001-2009
  • Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2011, No. 11
    National Center for Health Statistics 2005
  • Drugs in New York City: Misuse, Morbidity and Mortality Update 2009
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2011, No. 10
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008-2009
    Youth Development Survey 2008
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004-2009
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2009
  • Alcohol Use among New York City Adolescents in 2009
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2011, No. 9
    Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009
    Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2009
  • Developmental Conditions and Delays in New York City Children 
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2011, No. 8
    Child Community Health Survey 2009
    National Survey on Children's Health 2007
  • Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance in New York City  
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2011, No. 7
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2009 
  • Alcohol advertising visible from the street in retail-dense areas of New York City 
    Data Brief (PDF) - White Paper (PDF)
    July 2011, No. 6
  • Pandemic Influenza Surveillance in New York City, 2009-10 
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2011, No. 5
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2009-2010
  • Consumption of Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2011, No. 4
    Community Health Survey 2009
    Child Health Survey 2009
    Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009
  • Opioid Analgesics in New York City: Misuse, Morbidity and Mortality Update
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2011, No. 3
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008-2009
    Youth Development Survey 2008
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004-2009
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2009
    Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 2008-2009
  • Two New York City Child Safety Topics: Helmet Use and Injuries
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2011, No. 2
    Child Health Survey 2009
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) 2008
  • Childhood Overweight, Physical Activity and "Screen-time" in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2010, No. 1
    NYC FITNESSGRAM 2009-2010
    Child Health Survey 2009

Suggested citation:
[AUTHOR(S) OF BRIEF]. [TITLE OF BRIEF]. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Epi Data Brief (#); [MONTH YEAR].

For example:
Yau, R. Two New York City Child Safety Topics: Helmet Use and Injuries. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Epi Data Brief (2); April 2011.