Fulton County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-2013

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 51,394 1,185 402 1,468 54,586
Percentage of population (2013) 94.2% 2.2% 0.7% 2.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 47,948 NA NA NA 47,355
Percentage of families below poverty~ 10.8% NA NA NA 11.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 815.8 799.0 255.8* 621.2 812.8
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 38.7% 66.7% 50.0%* 63.6%* 39.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,386 5,852 6,510 3,017 7,207
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 506 6 5 20 543
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 78.6% s s 61.0% 77.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 76.1% s s 59.3% 75.0%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.5% s s 8.5%* 10.4%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 7.0% s s 8.5%* 7.3%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 19.7 18.5* s 28.0* 20.4
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 69.6 49.3 64.0 134.6 72.4
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 55.6 30.6 50.5 68.4 56.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 5.3* s s 0.0* 5.5*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 9.5
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 31.2 20.5* 0.0* 0.0* 30.4
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 68.0 61.1 0.0* s 68.4
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 16.2* 0.0* s 16.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 191.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 193.4
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 17.3* 0.0* 23.4* 14.0
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 25.5 s 0.0* s 24.2
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 69.8 83.6* 0.0* 0.0* 69.6
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 45.0 33.7 0.0* 38.3* 44.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 207.5 188.3* 0.0* 32.9* 206.1
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 92.8 80.2 s 100.0 94.1
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 35.8 95.3* 0.0* 27.7* 36.5
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.8 34.9* 0.0* 30.2* 25.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 147.2 188.3* 0.0* 0.0* 146.2
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 34.0 35.0 0.0* s 34.6
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 16.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 25.6 s s s 25.9
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 20.3 0.0* 0.0* 66.0* 20.2
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.8 22.0* 0.0* 22.2* 17.8
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 213.8 240.8 s 193.3 219.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 6.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.1
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 8.3 s 0.0* 26.7* 9.3
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 81.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 79.6
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 17.6 s 0.0* 0.0* 18.0
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 40.5 s s s 41.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 20.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 19.6
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 39.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 40.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) s 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* s
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 8.1* s 0.0* 0.0* 9.3*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.8 19.5* 0.0* 15.5* 21.6
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 10.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 10.0

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