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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 52,121 1,215 397 1,334 55,180
Percent of Population (2011) 94.5% 2.2% 0.7% 2.4% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 43,916 0 25,679 0 43,474
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 12.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 13.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 780.4 712.7 s 855.3 776.2
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 37.1% s 0.0%* s 37.4%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 7,034 6,869 0 3,895 6,879
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 527 5 5 22 565
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 77.1% s s s 75.9%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 72.8% s s s 71.3%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 9.2% s 0.0%* s 9.4%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.3% 0.0%* s s 6.6%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 18.7 s s s 20.1
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 71.2 34.3 47.2 162.1 73.8
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 56.4 24.0 44.2 85.0 56.9
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 3.8* s 0.0* 0.0* 4.7*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 12.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.7
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 28.6 s 0.0* s 28.5
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 70.1 45.2 0.0* 14.3* 70.3
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 15.1 s s s 15.1
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 198.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 198.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 19.2 s s 28.3 19.2
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 33.3 0.0* 0.0* s 31.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 70.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 68.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 54.3 25.4* s 28.3 53.5
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 212.8 s 0.0* s 210.3
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 103.1 57.8 s 99.0 103.7
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 36.1 0.0* 0.0* s 35.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 31.1 s s s 31.6
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 158.3 s 0.0* s 155.9
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 40.2 s s 39.4* 40.6
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 15.0 0.0* 0.0* s 15.1
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 26.2 s s s 26.1
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.8 0.0* 0.0* s 14.9
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 20.0 s 0.0* s 19.5
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 232.9 292.9 68.9* 212.4 236.3
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 10.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.4
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 8.3 0.0* 0.0* s 8.1
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 77.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 75.9
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 21.0 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.0
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 20.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.0
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) 38.7% s 0.0%* 0.0%* 38.9%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 57.6% 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* 57.1%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0%* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 22.0 45.5 0.0* s 22.3
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.6

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