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

Health Indicator Non-Hispanic Hispanic Total
White Black Asian/Pacific
Islander
Socio-Demographic Indicators
Population (2012) 101,819 7,441 2,234 8,049 120,262
Percent of population (2012) 84.7% 6.2% 1.9% 6.7% 100.0%
Median annual household income in US dollars~ 46,235 53,491 92,665 36,797 45,884
Percent of families below poverty~ 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 15.1% 12.2%
General Health Indicators
Total mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 792.0 471.1 639.3* 591.1 783.4
Percent premature deaths (< 75 years) 42.1% 86.7% 55.6%* 71.4% 43.1%
Years of potential life lost per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 6,877 5,252 1,506 3,630 6,515
Birth-Related Indicators
Number of births per year (3 year average) 1,702 126 58 198 2,153
Percent of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care 72.8% 72.9% 70.7% 71.2% 72.6%
Percent of births with adequate prenatal care (kotelchuck index) 69.7% 66.6% 64.7% 66.1% 69.1%
Percent premature births (< 37 weeks gestation) 10.1% 15.1% 10.9% 9.3% 10.4%
Percent low birthweight births (< 2.5 kg) 6.3% 12.2% 8.6% 5.7% 6.6%
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years 18.6 15.0* 0.0* 10.1* 18.7
Pregnancy rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 97.9 103.3 100.4 126.8 103.3
Fertility rate per 1,000 females aged 15-44 years 84.8 86.5 96.0 117.5 89.8
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births 6.9 13.3* 0.0* 10.1* 7.3
Injury-Related Indicators
Motor vehicle-related mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 14.0 0.0* 0.0* 119.3* 12.7
Unintentional injury mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 36.5 8.6* 246.0* 132.9* 35.3
Unintentional injury hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 48.2 17.2 35.3* 13.3 47.9
Poisoning hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 10.9 6.9 s 4.2* 10.5
Fall hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 65+ years 174.6 0.0* s 0.0* 175.9
Respiratory Disease Indicators
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 5.9 9.2 s 4.3* 6.2
Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 population, aged 0-17 years 13.7 15.5 s s 13.7
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 54.8 0.0* 0.0* 80.1* 53.8
Chronic lower respiratory disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 33.7 10.1 s 6.5* 33.6
Heart Disease and Stroke Indicators
Diseases of the heart mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 217.2 288.3 0.0* 221.5* 216.2
Diseases of the heart hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 103.8 35.2 101.3 47.1 103.9
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 49.1 0.0* 35.9* 0.0* 48.4
Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 23.6 s s s 23.6
Coronary heart disease mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 162.9 110.8* 0.0* 221.5* 161.5
Coronary heart disease hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 47.7 19.7 50.6* 16.2* 47.9
Congestive heart failure mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 13.0 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 12.9
Congestive heart failure hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 22.4 s s 0.0* 22.4
Diabetes Indicators
Diabetes mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 18.9 45.3* 221.5* 0.0* 19.3
Diabetes (primary diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 12.7 15.6 s s 12.6
Diabetes (any diagnosis) hospitalizations per 10,000 population , age-adjusted 223.2 193.4 151.0 143.8 225.4
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 6-17 years 2.2 s 0.0* s 2.7
Diabetes short-term complications hospitalizations per 10,000 population aged 18+ years 5.2 5.8* 0.0* 0.0* 4.9
Cancer Indicators
Lung cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 77.5 s s s 76.2
Colorectal cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 17.2 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 16.6
Colorectal cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 48.6 0.0* s s 48.2
Female breast cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 16.5 0.0* 0.0* s 16.4
Female late stage breast cancer incidence per 100,000, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 32.4 0.0* s s 32.2
Cervix uteri cancer mortality per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 4.6* 0.0* 0.0* 0.0* 4.3*
Cervical cancer incidence per 100,000 population, age-adjusted (2009-2011) 9.3 0.0* s 0.0* 10.2
Substance Abuse and Mental Health-Related Indicators
Drug-related hospitalizations per 10,000 population, age-adjusted 13.2 5.7 s 8.1 17.3
Suicide mortality rate per 100,000 population, age-adjusted 17.1 11.2* 11.4* 0.0* 16.0

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