Columbia County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2011

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 55,551 3,184 1,178 2,531 62,550
Percent of Population (2011) 88.8% 5.1% 1.9% 4.0% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 55,912 33,417 41,512 50,057 54,586
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 732.5 841.2 426.9* 489.9 735.1
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 36.7% s s s 38.2%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6,551 8,225 3,884 5,284 6,706
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 458 36 11 47 568
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 70.9% s s s 68.5%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 65.3% s s s 62.9%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 9.2% s s s 10.5%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 7.0% s s s 7.7%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 15.8 s 0.0* s 19.4
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 67.0 127.0 46.5 140.7 75.0
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 51.5 70.0 41.3 111.0 56.2
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births s s 0.0* s 5.9
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 11.9 0.0* 0.0* s 11.1
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 27.3 s 0.0* s 26.5
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 57.0 52.3 s 40.4 57.7
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 8.3 12.3 0.0* 14.5* 8.8
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 176.6 69.3* 0.0* s 173.2
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 7.9 16.2 0.0* s 8.5
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 6.8 22.1* 0.0* 0.0* 8.7
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 50.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 49.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 25.7 41.3 0.0* s 26.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 215.9 263.1 s 151.2* 216.2
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 77.7 100.6 49.3* 37.6 79.0
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 30.9 s 0.0* s 32.2
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 20.1 28.8 s s 20.6
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 165.7 203.8 s s 165.5
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.8 27.1 s s 27.6
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 15.6 0.0* 0.0* s 15.3
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.2 43.4 s s 19.8
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 13.1 s 0.0* s 13.0
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 11.7 18.3 0.0* 22.5 12.6
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 159.1 298.1 123.6 156.5 168.0
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 3.1* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.0*
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 4.3 s 0.0* s 4.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 74.1 s 0.0* s 73.3
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 18.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 18.6
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 14.1 s 0.0* 0.0* 14.9
Cervix Uteri Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Percent Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (2008-2010) 43.3% s 0.0%* 0.0%* 42.1%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 64.5% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 64.0%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s s 0.0%* 0.0%* 60.0%*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.3 17.0 0.0* 9.8* 21.1
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 9.7 s s 0.0* 10.4

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable
s Data do not meet reporting criteria
~ Hispanics are not excluded from the Black and Asian/Pacific Islander categories. Pacific Islanders are not included in the Asian/Pacific Islander category