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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2014) 50,863 1,193 411 1,513 54,105
Percentage of population (2014) 94.0% 2.2% 0.8% 2.8% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 46,156 41,875 41,827 22,414 45,722
Percentage of families below poverty~ 11.5% 0.0% 0.0% 46.3% 12.1%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 802.3 817.5 603.4* 321.1* 797.5
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 40.5% 73.7% 25.0%* 71.4%* 40.9%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,627 6,528 6,510 2,320 7,423
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 490 6 3 19 528
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 79.6% s s 61.4% 77.9%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 76.6% s s 59.6% 75.1%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.0% s s 8.8%* 10.0%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.7% s s 8.8%* 7.1%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 18.2 18.7* s 33.6* 20.1
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 69.3 53.0 50.2 90.7 70.9
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 54.7 32.5 33.4 64.2 55.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 4.8* s s 0.0* 5.1*
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 9.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 8.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 33.6 35.3* 0.0* 0.0* 32.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 63.0 55.8 0.0* s 64.8
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 15.4 s 0.0* s 15.9
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 170.5 s 0.0* 0.0* 175.6
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.8 s 0.0* s 12.5
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 22.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 21.5
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 66.7 138.3* 0.0* 0.0* 67.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 42.1 39.5 0.0* s 42.0
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 206.6 305.6* 0.0* 64.9* 207.0
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 85.6 74.7 s 81.1 87.8
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.2 91.2* 0.0* 0.0* 36.2
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.4 49.8 0.0* s 21.8
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 147.5 260.1* 0.0* 32.4* 147.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 29.3 29.6* s s 30.1
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 15.7 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.4
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 24.7 s 0.0* s 25.3
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 16.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 16.3 21.0* 0.0* 18.7* 17.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 202.2 239.8 63.4* 141.5 211.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 6.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.2
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 8.5 s 0.0* 21.8* 9.5
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 81.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 80.3
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 19.8 s 0.0* 0.0* 19.8
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 36.7 s s s 37.5
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 16.3 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 15.9
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2011-2013) 50.9 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 49.2
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) 6.6* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 6.4*
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 20.2 22.2* 0.0* s 20.5
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 12.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 11.3

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