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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2011) 100,773 7,089 2,169 7,199 117,910
Percent of Population (2011) 85.5% 6.0% 1.8% 6.1% 100.0%
Median Annual Household Income in US Dollars~ 45,558 43,068 74,016 35,012 45,050
Percent of Families Below Poverty~ 12.0% 16.9% 0.0% 21.0% 13.0%
General Health Indicators
Total Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 809.4 569.2 s 959.2 801.8
Percent Premature Deaths (< 75 Years) 40.4% s s s 41.2%
Years of Potential Life Lost per 100,000, Age-adjusted 6,890 5,844 2,026 3,122 6,547
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of Births per Year (3 Year Average) 1,670 117 46 165 2,059
Percent Births with Early (1st Trimester) Prenatal Care 70.9% 69.9% s 67.9% 70.7%
Percent Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck Index) 68.5% 65.8% s 66.8% 68.2%
Percent Premature Births (< 37 Weeks Gestation) 10.3% 14.4% s 12.6% 10.7%
Percent Low Birthweight Births (< 2.5 Kg) 6.3% 11.1% s 6.8% 6.6%
Teen (Age 15-17) Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 20.2 14.5* 0.0* 18.9* 20.2
Total Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Age 15-44 Females 95.4 101.5 94.3 120.8 100.1
Fertility Rate per 1,000 (All Births/Female Population 15-44) 82.2 86.4 87.9 111.0 86.5
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births 5.4 17.1* 0.0* s 6.2
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor Vehicle-Related Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.6 s 0.0* s 13.6
Unintentional Injury Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 34.4 s s s 33.2
Unintentional Injury Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 47.5 14.1 s 10.0 49.0
Poisoning Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 10.6 6.8 s 4.3* 10.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 65+ Years 174.6 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 180.7
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 6.6 7.4 s 6.5 6.7
Asthma Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 0-17 Years 15.4 15.5 s 14.2 16.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 51.8 0.0* 0.0* s 51.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 32.8 10.6 s 13.6 33.4
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the Heart Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 230.6 289.8* 0.0* 459.3* 230.2
Diseases of the Heart Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 101.7 64.8 34.5* 47.9 103.6
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 55.6 0.0* 0.0* s 54.8
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 24.1 12.2* s 19.0* 25.1
Coronary Heart Disease Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 171.1 s 0.0* s 170.0
Coronary Heart Disease Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 48.3 30.6 s 27.1* 48.7
Congestive Heart Failure Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 16.3 0.0* 0.0* s 16.4
Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 21.4 18.0 s 0.0* 22.0
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted 17.3 s s 0.0* 17.5
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Primary Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 10.1 19.6 s s 10.8
Diabetes Hospitalizations per 10,000 (Any Dx ICD9 250), Age-adjusted 206.7 248.4 111.5 119.3 215.7
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 6-17 Years 2.2 s 0.0* 0.0* 2.3
Diabetes Short-term Complications Hospitalizations per 10,000, Aged 18+ Years 3.4 10.0 0.0* 0.0* 3.7
Cancer Indicators
Lung Cancer Indicidence per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 82.8 s 0.0* s 81.1
Colorectal Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 18.9 s 0.0* 0.0* 18.6
Female Breast Cancer Mortality per 100,000, Age-adjusted (2008-2010) 16.4 0.0* 0.0* s 16.4
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) 43.1% s 0.0%* s 43.8%
Percent Early Stage Female Breast Cancer (2008-2010) 79.0% 0.0%* s 0.0%* 77.2%
Percent Early Stage Cervical Cancer (2008-2010) s 0.0%* s 0.0%* s
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related Hospitalizations per 10,000, Age-adjusted 11.5 5.2 s 7.2 16.1
Suicide Mortality Rate per 100,000, Age-adjusted 14.5 s s 0.0* 13.6

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