October 07, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Demographics of New York City health care employment

Demographic characteristics of employees in health care industries, New York City and United States, 200608
Demographic characteristic Percent of employees in health care industries
New York City United States

All employees

100.0 100.0

Women

73.4 77.7

Foreign-born

58.0 15.4

Black or African American

40.3 15.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

24.0 9.2

These data featured in the TED article, Demographics of New York City health care employment.