Columbia County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-2014

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 54,664 3,383 1,189 2,770 62,122
Percentage of population (2014) 88.0% 5.4% 1.9% 4.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 61,755 36,638 43,433 31,385 58,625
Percentage of families below poverty~ 5.4% 20.5% 16.0% 24.9% 6.7%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 685.8 916.7 287.7* 633.7 690.4
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 37.6% 69.7% 75.0%* 55.2% 39.3%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,943 10,559 2,413 4,808 6,970
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 409 31 13 48 521
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 75.8% 76.9% 62.2% 55.4% 73.0%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 72.5% 72.2% 56.8% 54.8% 69.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 11.8% 15.2% 18.4%* 8.0% 11.9%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% 14.1% 13.2%* 3.6%* 7.4%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 7.1 19.2* s 38.3* 11.1
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 62.9 97.8 52.6 113.2 70.1
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 48.4 55.2 43.4 96.4 53.2
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 8.2 21.7* 0.0* 0.0* 7.7
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.2 22.0* 30.9* 36.8* 13.2
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 28.6 32.9* 30.9* 36.8* 28.8
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 54.4 47.3 s 54.4 57.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 7.2 7.0* s s 7.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 153.3 79.8* 0.0* s 157.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 8.4 13.4 0.0* 11.8* 9.4
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 7.0 23.4* 0.0* s 9.9
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 42.9 10.8* 0.0* 0.0* 41.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.7 46.0 0.0* 20.5 31.3
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 186.1 234.5 21.4* 167.4* 185.9
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 70.1 107.4 16.7* 59.0 73.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.7 35.9* 73.8* 0.0* 31.7
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.1 33.6 0.0* 15.0* 19.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 143.5 184.4 21.4* 108.9* 143.3
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 19.8 26.6 s 25.8 21.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.4 0.0* 0.0* 58.5* 12.8
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.1 49.1 0.0* 22.1 19.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.8 10.8* 0.0* 0.0* 15.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.4 25.4 0.0* 20.2 11.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 150.1 346.2 39.5 214.7 166.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 3.9* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 3.1*
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 4.7 14.7 0.0* s 5.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 83.3 88.7* s s 83.1
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 16.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 16.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 42.6 s 0.0* s 41.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 11.7 s s 0.0* 12.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 40.5 s 0.0* s 39.7
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 10.2* s 0.0* 0.0* 9.8*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.4 17.2 s 17.8 27.1
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.9 7.1* 0.0* 0.0* 12.8

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