Suicide rates in NYC remained stable, overall, from 2010 to 2019; individuals 45 to 64 years of age had the highest rate of suicide in the city; White NYers had the highest suicide rate; the greatest increase was among Black female NYers.
From 2012 to 2015, injury was the cause of 10% of deaths among infants younger than 1 year old in NYC; among these, 75% were sleep-related. This report highlights the prevalence of unsafe sleep environmental risk factors.
An overview of the foreign-born client population at the New York City Family Justice Centers (FJCs) between 2010-2019, and how we tailor our community engagement and service provision. The FJCs offer social, criminal justice and legal services to gender-based violence survivors.
This report focuses on the 47 intimate partner homicide-suicide cases that occurred in New York City between 2010-2018. It provides demographic, geographical and agency contact data and relationship circumstances prior to the incident.
Highlights self-reported illicit drug use, including cannabis, ecstasy, K2, cocaine, heroin, and prescription drug misuse among youth in NYC public high schools. Heroin use increased from 3% to 4% 2015 to 2017. Cannabis use did not increase.
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) provides standardized data for monitoring; 2015 changes in coding present challenges. This report asseses the impact on pediatric mental health ED visit monitoring.
This report summarizes NYC construction deaths by worker characteristics and circumstances of injury. Falls accounted for 60% of fatal construction injuries. Older workers and those w/lower education levels were disproportionately fatally injured.
The Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence released A Foundation Report: Stalking, which provides a definition of stalking, prevalence statistics, an overview of prevention efforts and programs to assist victims of stalking.