Table 1.

Study population characteristics, New York (2008–2014)

Population dataaCancer decedents data (2008–2014)
Total populationbForeign-borncCancer deathsForeign-borncBlack racedFrom New York CityTop country of birth
Non-Hispanic white11,328,03510%182,69613%0%22%USA, 87%
All Non-Hispanic black2,968,52427%33,49926%100%69%USA, 74%
 U.S.-born black2,154,9320%24,7250%65%USA, 100%
 Caribbean-born black575,260100%6,346100%81%Jamaica, 40%
 Other foreign-born black238,332100%2,428100%85%Guyana, 30%
Asiane1,600,99968%8,51696%0%80%China, 50%
All Hispanic3,505,40850%19,52785%5%79%Puerto Rico, 38%
 Puerto Rican1,122,74128%9,77479%2%80%Puerto Rico, 78%
 Central American405,81964%1,62697%26%70%Panama, 24%
 South American608,78568%2,74698%1%74%Ecuador, 29%
 Dominican775,27361%3,58597%8%90%Dominican Republic, 96%
 Other Hispanicsf592,79052%1,79669%4%68%Cuba, 34%
  • aSingle-year American Community Surveys, 2008—2014.

  • bAnnualized.

  • cOutside 50 U.S. states.

  • dIncludes single race as well as black in combination with one other race.

  • eIncludes 2% Pacific Islanders.

  • fIncludes Cubans, Mexicans, and Spaniards.