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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 51,828 1,197 387 1,399 54,925
Percent of population (2012) 94.4% 2.2% 0.7% 2.5% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 46,673 0 38,039 0 45,868
Percent of families below poverty~ 11.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.6%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 803.3 861.3 125.6* 968.7 802.0
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 36.0% 66.7% 0.0%* 50.0%* 36.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,871 6,125 6,739 3,957 6,763
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 512 5 5 23 553
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 80.1% s s s 78.6%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 75.0% s s s 73.3%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.8% s s s 9.9%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 5.9% s s s 6.2%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 18.3 25.9* 0.0* 27.0* 19.2
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 69.2 36.7 58.4 160.9 72.4
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.4 26.7 55.0 86.0 56.3
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 3.3* s s 0.0* 4.2*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.3 20.0* 0.0* 28.4* 31.1
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.7 51.8 0.0* s 68.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.9 s s s 16.6
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 190.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 191.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.5 18.5* s 19.3* 15.6
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 27.2 s 0.0* s 26.3
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 75.7 86.5* 0.0* 0.0* 75.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 47.6 41.0 s 19.3* 47.2
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 210.3 216.9* 0.0* 421.9* 209.6
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 100.2 78.6 s 79.3 100.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.7 50.4* 0.0* 28.4* 36.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 28.2 23.7* 0.0* s 28.5
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 150.4 158.7* 0.0* 0.0* 149.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 38.0 37.8 0.0* 47.3* 38.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.2 0.0* 0.0* 387.7* 16.3
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 27.3 s s s 27.2
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.5 0.0* 0.0* 75.9* 15.7
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 18.6 s 0.0* 17.0* 19.2
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 232.6 324.9 s 182.5 237.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 8.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.5
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 8.0 s 0.0* s 8.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 78.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 76.7
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 21.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 47.4 s 0.0* 0.0* 46.8
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 20.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.3
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 42.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 42.4
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) s s 0.0* 0.0* 6.7*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.7 48.0 0.0* 14.6* 21.9
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.3

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