Columbia County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2010-2012

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 55,421 3,157 1,254 2,565 62,499
Percent of population (2012) 88.7% 5.1% 2.0% 4.1% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 60,641 37,148 40,074 29,297 57,491
Percent of families below poverty~ 5.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.4%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 722.1 863.0 369.1* 562.4 726.2
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 37.0% 71.2% 83.3%* 61.9% 38.6%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,467 8,775 3,506 5,544 6,577
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 446 31 10 54 557
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 69.9% 59.3% s 58.4% 67.7%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 62.1% 46.7% s 54.2% 60.1%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.5% 19.6% s 9.6% 10.8%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.9% 13.0% s 5.8%* 7.2%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 14.5 58.2 s 15.3* 18.4
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 67.9 112.6 37.3 137.7 75.1
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 51.1 57.5 35.0 114.4 55.5
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.0* 10.9* 0.0* 12.3* 4.8*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.4 11.6* 0.0* 10.5* 8.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 24.7 31.9* 0.0* 10.5* 25.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 56.3 53.3 s 35.5 57.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.6 12.9 0.0* 7.8* 8.2
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 165.1 100.8* 0.0* s 163.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.9 8.4* 0.0* 11.1* 8.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 6.9 19.8* 0.0* s 9.4
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 48.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.2 36.1 0.0* 11.1* 28.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 209.0 246.8 53.9* 212.8* 209.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 70.7 86.4 s 65.7 72.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 29.5 12.3* 0.0* 15.3* 29.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.3 31.5 s 13.6* 20.4
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 162.6 207.9 25.1* 117.1* 162.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.1 23.0 s 20.0* 24.1
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.4 0.0* 0.0* 55.9* 16.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.2 30.9 s 25.9* 17.7
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.6 8.7* 0.0* 39.8* 15.4
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 23.7 0.0* 27.1 12.4
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 158.7 301.8 67.7 215.7 170.0
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.7* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.4*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 3.7 s 0.0* s 3.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 73.5 84.7* 0.0* s 73.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 18.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 18.7
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 52.0 s 0.0* s 53.1
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 12.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 13.7
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 36.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 33.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 8.4* s 0.0* 0.0* 9.0*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.7 19.3 0.0* 10.4* 21.0
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 8.8 15.2* 29.8* 0.0* 9.3

Key

Symbol Meaning
* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate or percent 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