Columbia County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 55,008 3,268 1,253 2,602 62,243
Percentage of population (2013) 88.4% 5.3% 2.0% 4.2% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 62,618 37,102 31,005 32,960 60,029
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.6% NA NA NA 6.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 704.8 852.4 224.7* 542.5 705.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 37.3% 73.9% 85.7%* 50.0% 38.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,668 10,147 3,855 3,456 6,717
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 426 30 13 51 538
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 72.4% 68.5% 55.3% 59.5% 70.4%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 68.7% 61.4% 55.3% 57.2% 66.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.9% 15.6% 7.7%* 9.6% 11.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 14.4% 7.7%* 3.4%* 7.2%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 11.9 26.3* s 22.3* 14.6
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 66.2 100.0 49.1 126.4 73.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 49.9 55.6 44.6 105.6 54.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.7* 33.3* 0.0* 0.0* 6.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.4 23.0* 0.0* 41.9* 12.3
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.0 34.5* 0.0* 41.9* 29.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 55.9 56.7 s 51.3 58.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.1 9.8* s s 8.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 154.6 125.8 0.0* s 157.8
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.3 7.4* 0.0* 12.5* 8.3
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.5 20.1* 0.0* s 9.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.6 11.4* 0.0* 0.0* 47.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.7 45.8 0.0* 20.3 29.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 191.4 235.2 25.0* 193.2* 192.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 69.7 104.9 20.0* 53.7 72.6
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 26.1 39.0* 0.0* 0.0* 25.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.7 31.9 0.0* 16.4* 20.0
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 147.0 210.1 0.0* 78.3* 147.1
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.1 26.9 16.8* 22.3 22.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.9 0.0* 0.0* 83.3* 13.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.4 47.2 0.0* 18.9* 18.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.6 11.4* 0.0* 0.0* 15.1
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.8 22.1 0.0* 28.8 12.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 154.5 318.0 56.8 214.2 168.9
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.5*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.1 10.6* 0.0* 12.3* 4.8
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 77.6 100.7* s s 76.9
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 18.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 19.3
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 52.6 s 0.0* s 51.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 11.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 12.0
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 37.5
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 8.8* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.9*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.6 17.4 s 9.3* 24.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 11.5 0.0* 28.1* 0.0* 10.8

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percentage is unstable
s Data are suppressed. The data do not meet the criteria for confidentiality
~ White non-Hispanic, Black (including Hispanic), Asian (including Hispanic, excluding Pacific Islanders), and Hispanic
NA Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability or data quality, or data not available