Health Status

Select one of the available data sets in the list below to view its health statistics table for New York City neighborhoods. All statistics in these tables, except for those on Childhood Lead Poisoning, are also available in the Community Health Profiles .

Using the Tables

To sort in an ascending order, click on a column heading once. To sort in a descending order, click on a column heading twice. Click on the neighborhood name to view its Community Health Profile (PDF).

Health Status

Sources: (a) NYC Community Health Survey 2002-03-04; (b) NYC Community Health Survey 2004; (c) NYC Community Health Survey 200. All estimates are age-adjusted. Estimates presented with 95% confidence intervals. Estimates from 2003 (c) and 2004 (b) data for neighborhoods shown in red were calculated by combining at least two neighborhoods together, making their estimates identical.

Neighborhood Borough % adults reporting health as "Fair"
or "Poor" (a)
% current smokers (b) % sedentary-0 days of exercise in past week (c) % obese (a) % diabetes (a)
Kingsbridge and Riverdale Bronx 19% (16%, 23%) 23% (17%, 31%) 37% (30%, 44%) 15% (12%, 19%) 06% (04%, 08%)
Northeast Bronx Bronx 19% (16%, 22%) 11% (08%, 15%) 42% (36%, 49%) 25% (22%, 29%) 12% (10%, 15%)
Fordham and Bronx Park Bronx 30% (27%, 34%) 24% (18%, 30%) 47% (40%, 54%) 25% (21%, 28%) 12% (10%, 15%)
Southeast Bronx Bronx 24% (21%, 28%) 25% (20%, 31%) 45% (38%, 52%) 24% (21%, 28%) 11% (09%, 14%)
Central Bronx Bronx 35% (29%, 41%) 20% (16%, 26%) 54% (48%, 60%) 28% (23%, 33%) 11% (08%, 16%)
Highbridge and Morrisania Bronx 36% (31%, 42%) 20% (16%, 26%) 54% (48%, 60%) 27% (22%, 32%) 16% (13%, 21%)
Hunts Point and Mott Haven Bronx 43% (37%, 48%) 20% (16%, 26%) 54% (48%, 60%) 25% (20%, 31%) 17% (13%, 22%)
Greenpoint Brooklyn 24% (21%, 28%) 23% (17%, 30%) 48% (42%, 55%) 20% (17%, 24%) 08% (06%, 10%)
Northwest Brooklyn Brooklyn 17% (15%, 20%) 17% (12%, 22%) 31% (25%, 39%) 18% (15%, 21%) 06% (04%, 08%)
Central Brooklyn Brooklyn 21% (18%, 24%) 22% (16%, 28%) 47% (40%, 54%) 29% (26%, 33%) 12% (10%, 15%)
East New York and New Lots Brooklyn 30% (27%, 34%) 21% (16%, 28%) 53% (46%, 60%) 30% (26%, 34%) 16% (13%, 19%)
Sunset Park Brooklyn 35% (30%, 39%) 19% (13%, 26%) 57% (49%, 65%) 20% (16%, 24%) 09% (07%, 12%)
Borough Park Brooklyn 20% (17%, 23%) 17% (13%, 22%) 51% (44%, 57%) 18% (15%, 21%) 08% (07%, 11%)
Flatbush Brooklyn 17% (14%, 21%) 15% (10%, 20%) 51% (44%, 57%) 26% (22%, 30%) 10% (08%, 14%)
Canarsie and Flatlands Brooklyn 19% (16%, 23%) 13% (09%, 18%) 43% (36%, 49%) 24% (21%, 28%) 09% (07%, 11%)
Southwest Brooklyn Brooklyn 22% (19%, 25%) 21% (16%, 27%) 43% (37%, 50%) 18% (15%, 21%) 07% (06%, 09%)
Southern Brooklyn Brooklyn 25% (22%, 28%) 23% (18%, 29%) 46% (40%, 53%) 20% (17%, 23%) 10% (08%, 12%)
Bushwick and Williamsburg Brooklyn 35% (32%, 39%) 20% (15%, 26%) 56% (49%, 63%) 28% (25%, 32%) 14% (12%, 17%)
Inwood and Washington Heights Manhattan 32% (28%, 36%) 17% (13%, 23%) 48% (41%, 54%) 21% (18%, 25%) 11% (08%, 13%)
Central Harlem Manhattan 22% (19%, 25%) 26% (20%, 33%) 43% (36%, 50%) 27% (23%, 30%) 12% (10%, 15%)
East Harlem Manhattan 31% (27%, 35%) 27% (20%, 35%) 48% (41%, 55%) 31% (27%, 35%) 13% (10%, 16%)
Chelsea and Clinton Manhattan 15% (12%, 19%) 18% (13%, 24%) 27% (21%, 34%) 12% (8%, 16%) 6% (4%, 9%)
Greenwich Village and SoHo Manhattan 16% (12%, 21%) 18% (13%, 24%) 27% (21%, 34%) 10% (6%, 15%) 5% (3%, 8%)
Upper West Side Manhattan 11% (9%, 14%) 11% (19%, 32%) 25% (19%, 33%) 10% (8%, 13%) 5% (4%, 6%)
Gramercy Park and Murray Hill Manhattan 09% (07%, 13%) 12% (09%, 16%) 16% (12%, 21%) 08% (06%, 12%) 02% (01%, 03%)
Upper East Side Manhattan 6% (4%, 9%) 12% (9%, 16%) 16% (12%, 21%) 8% (6%, 12%) 3% (2%, 6%)
Lower East Side Manhattan 22% (19%, 26%) 21% (15%, 27%) 38% (32%, 45%) 12% (10%, 16%) 06% (05%, 09%)
Lower Manhattan Manhattan 19% (15%, 24%) 21% (15%, 27%) 38% (32%, 45%) 14% (09%, 20%) 05% (03%, 09%)
Northwest Queens Queens 22% (18%, 26%) 21% (16%, 27%) 42% (36%, 49%) 18% (15%, 22%) 08% (06%, 10%)
West Queens Queens 26% (22%, 29%) 16% (12%, 21%) 54% (47%, 61%) 18% (15%, 22%) 08% (06%, 11%)
North Queens Queens 20% (17%, 23%) 20% (15%, 26%) 44% (38%, 51%) 15% (12%, 18%) 06% (05%, 08%)
West Central Queens Queens 13% (10%, 17%) 18% (13%, 25%) 41% (35%, 48%) 15% (12%, 20%) 06% (04%, 09%)
Central Queens Queens 19% (16%, 22%) 17% (13%, 23%) 40% (34%, 46%) 16% (14%, 19%) 07% (05%, 09%)
Northeast Queens Queens 14% (11%, 19%) 18% (13%, 25%) 41% (35%, 48%) 16% (12%, 20%) 08% (06%, 11%)
Southwest Queens Queens 19% (16%, 22%) 11% (08%, 17%) 49% (43%, 55%) 19% (16%, 22%) 10% (08%, 12%)
Jamaica Queens 20% (17%, 24%) 12% (08%, 17%) 44% (37%, 50%) 22% (19%, 25%) 11% (09%, 13%)
Southeast Queens Queens 15% (12%, 18%) 13% (10%, 18%) 39% (33%, 45%) 24% (21%, 28%) 11% (09%, 13%)
Rockaways Queens 24% (21%, 28%) 22% (16%, 30%) 44% (38%, 51%) 26% (22%, 30%) 09% (07%, 12%)
Port Richmond Staten Island 16% (12%, 20%) 22% (18%, 28%) 42% (35%, 49%) 24% (19%, 29%) 09% (06%, 12%)
Stapleton and St George Staten Island 16% (13%, 21%) 22% (18%, 28%) 42% (35%, 49%) 22% (18%, 27%) 08% (05%, 11%)
Mid Island Staten Island 12% (09%, 16%) 33% (27%, 40%) 45% (37%, 52%) 25% (21%, 30%) 09% (07%, 12%)
The South Shore Staten Island 11% (08%, 14%) 33% (27%, 40%) 45% (37%, 52%) 18% (14%, 22%) 05% (03%, 07%)

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