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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2013) 100,272 7,720 2,384 8,385 119,504
Percentage of population (2013) 83.9% 6.5% 2.0% 7.0% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 46,601 55,421 37,159 39,410 46,316
Percentage of families below poverty~ 11.7% NA NA 16.2% 12.3%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 772.7 311.0 577.9* 482.8 759.6
Percentage of premature deaths (< 75 years) 43.5% 88.0% 77.8%* 83.3% 44.5%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 7,046 4,695 1,568 2,916 6,569
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,703 141 60 220 2,199
Percentage of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 75.6% 76.5% 71.7% 74.8% 75.2%
Percentage of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck index) 74.3% 69.8% 69.3% 71.7% 73.4%
Percentage of premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 9.6% 14.9% 9.9% 7.8% 9.8%
Percentage of low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.5% 10.9% 6.6% 5.2% 6.6%
Teen pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 15.7 10.0* 0.0* 7.1* 15.3
Pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 100.1 106.9 100.8 126.8 105.7
Fertility per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 86.5 91.2 96.0 118.2 92.0
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 7.8 14.2* 0.0* 7.6* 8.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.2 0.0* 0.0* 141.0* 12.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 40.6 7.8* 216.5* 154.1* 38.7
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 49.3 17.0 31.2* 18.4 49.0
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 11.2 5.7 s 5.2* 10.7
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 170.0 0.0* s s 171.1
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.7 7.0 s 4.4* 6.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 10.2 9.6* s s 11.1
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 53.1 0.0* 0.0* 70.1* 52.0
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 31.4 7.8 s 6.7 31.8
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 195.3 128.1* 0.0* 30.3* 192.4
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 99.9 34.7 89.6 57.6 101.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 48.8 0.0* 33.5* 0.0* 48.0
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 21.9 11.1* s 10.9* 22.1
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 143.9 18.7* 0.0* 30.3* 141.7
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 42.5 10.9 42.3* 27.4 42.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.4 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 14.2
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.9 s s s 23.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 0.0* 193.9* 0.0* 18.9
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 9.0 s s 14.1
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 219.0 166.1 124.4 188.8 222.3
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.7 s 0.0* s 2.8
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 6.4 8.7 0.0* 0.0* 6.6
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 78.8 s s s 78.4
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 14.1 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 13.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 51.8 0.0* s s 51.4
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 21.5 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 20.5
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 30.8 0.0* s s 30.0
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 5.2* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 4.9*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 female population, age-adjusted (2010-2012) 7.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 7.8
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 14.1 6.1 s 3.9* 16.0
Suicide mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 16.3 13.1* 10.8* 2.4* 15.6

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